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naval officer.

William Richards Du Bose, American naval officer. Member American Medical Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Background

Bose, William Richards Du was born on September 12, 1854 in Sparta, Georgia, United States. Son of Charles Wildes and Catharine Ann (Richards) D.

Education

University of Georgia, class of 1873. Doctor of Medicine University of Virginia, 1875.

Career

Commissioned assistant surgeon, United States Navy, October 16, 1875. Passed assistant surgeon, 1878. Surgeon, 1891; medical inspector, 1903.

Medical director, March 5, 1910. Retired, 1918, rank of commodore. Surgeon on board United States Ship Texas, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Assistant bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Navy Department, Washington, 1903-1906.

Membership

Member American Medical Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: Army and Navy, Chevy Chase.

Connections

Married Katie Bibb, of Charlottesville, Virginia, October 26, 1875.

father:
Charles Wildes D.

mother:
Catharine Ann (Richards) D.

spouse:
Katie Bibb