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Naval officer

William Jay Barnette, American naval officer. Served midshipman Asiatic Fleet, 1868; member General Board (Navy), 1902-1904; member Joint Board (Army and Navy), July 21, 1903, to June 14, 1904; member General Board and Joint Board, January, 1906.

Background

Barnette, William Jay was born on February 2, 1847 in Morrisville, New York, United States. Son of Doctor Milton and Caroline (Shepherd) Barnette.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1868.

Career

Served midshipman Asiatic Fleet, 1868. Ensign, April 19, 1869. Master, July 12, 1870.

Lieutenant, December 28, 1872. Lieutenant-commander, April 16, 1894. Commander, March 3, 1899.

Captain, October 11, 1903. Rear-admiral, August, 1908. Commanded Dorothea, June, 1898, Saratoga, 1898-1901.

Member General Board (Navy), 1902-1904. Member Joint Board (Army and Navy), July 21, 1903, to June 14, 1904. Commanding United States battleship Kentucky, June, 1904-January, 1906.

Member General Board and Joint Board, January, 1906. Retired, February 2, 1909.

Membership

Served midshipman Asiatic Fleet, 1868. Member General Board (Navy), 1902-1904. Member Joint Board (Army and Navy), July 21, 1903, to June 14, 1904.

Member General Board and Joint Board, January, 1906. Clubs: University (New York City) Rittenhouse, University (Philadelphia), Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

Married Evelyn G. Hutchins, November 29, 1877.

father:
Doctor Milton Barnette

mother:
Caroline (Shepherd) Barnette

spouse:
Evelyn G. Hutchins