BUTLER Y. RHODES, LCDR, USN
Butler Rhodes '03
Date of birth: September 23, 1882
Date of death: November 3, 1924
From the 1903 Lucky Bag:
Butler was lost on November 3, 1924 when he "tripped on a ladder and plunged to the steel floor" of the hold of the supply ship USS Rappahannock (AF 6). The ship was at Vallejo, California at the time.
He was survived by his wife and parents and is buried in Mississippi.
He was temporarily the commanding officer of Baltimore (Cruiser No.3) on four different occasions in 1911, 1912, and 1913.
In the 1915 Navy Directory he is listed as a Lieutenant and the 1st Lieutenant of USS Washington.