Biography - A Short Wiki
American naval officer who led the expedition to the Amazon.
He served in the Depot of Charts and Instruments at the U.S. Naval Observatory.
His quick thinking saved the women and children of a ship under his command after they were caught in a hurricane.
How did William Lewis Herndon die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||43 years|
|Birthday||October 25, 1813|
|Death date||September 12, 1857|
|Place of death||Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|