Adm William Edgar Leroy

Photo added by William Bjornstad

Adm William Edgar Leroy

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 10 Dec 1888
  • Burial Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA
  • Plot Tarry Grove, Section 11, Lot 301
  • Memorial ID 49916387

United States Navy Rear Admiral.

Commanded the USS Keystone State during the Civil War.

Midshipman, 11 January, 1832. Passed Midshipman, 23 June, 1838. Lieutenant, 13 July, 1843. Commander, 1 July, 1861. Captain, 25 July, 1866. Commodore, 3 July, 1870. Rear Admiral, 5 April, 1874. Retired List, 24 March, 1880. Died 10 December, 1888.

Died at his residence in Victoria Hotel, New York City of apoplexy


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  • Created by: Russ
  • Added: 18 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49916387
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adm William Edgar Leroy (unknown–10 Dec 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49916387, citing Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ (contributor 309) .