Benjamin W Crowninshield

Benjamin W Crowninshield

War of 1812 · US Army
War of 1812 (1812 - 1815)
Branch

Army

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State

Massachusetts

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Conflict Period

War of 1812

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Unit

1 (White, Jr's,) Massachusetts Mil

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Served For

United States of America

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Benjamin Williams Crowninshield

    Benjamin Williams Crowninshield was born 27 December, 1772 in Salem, Massachusetts. He was in commercial shipping, but left private business to serve in the public secretary. He served as the United States Secretary of the Navy from 1815-1818. He was later elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He died in Boston in 1851.

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