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Naval officer

William Wister Mckean, American naval officer. member board which recommended locating regular naval school at Annapolis (Maryland.).

Background

Mckean, William Wister was born on September 19, 1800 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Judge Joseph Borden and Hannah (Miles) Mckean.

Career

Captain, 1855, commodore, 1862.

Membership

Member board which recommended locating regular naval school at Annapolis (Maryland.).

Connections

Married Davis Rosa Clark, August 25, 1824, 12 children.

father:
Judge Joseph Borden Mckean

mother:
Hannah (Miles) Mckean

spouse:
Davis Rosa Clark