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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1830

Vol. I
p457
603

(Born N. Y.)

John S. Stoddard

(Ap'd N. Y.)

17

Born Oct. 8, 1810.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1826, to July 1, 1830, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 5th Infantry, July 1, 1830: Declined.

Naval History. — Declined promotion in the Army, having, prior to his graduation, received the appointment of Midshipman in the Navy, in which he served till he

Resigned, Nov. 24, 1832.

Civil History. — Civil Engineer, 1832‑62. City Surveyor of Brooklyn, N. Y., 1844‑60. Superintendent of Brooklyn, N. Y., Waterworks, 1860‑62.

Died, June 3, 1862, at Brooklyn, N. Y.: Aged 52.

Buried, Washington Street Cemetery, Geneva, NY.


Thayer's Note:

a From his tombstone (q.v.).


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