William Lewis Herndon– How Did the Explorer Die?

William Lewis Herndon died at age 43, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding explorer William Lewis Herndon's death.

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?

Information about the death of William Lewis Herndon
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death43 years
BirthdayOctober 25, 1813
Death dateSeptember 12, 1857
Place of deathCape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States
Place of burialN/A