From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

David Daniels '75

Date of birth: 1856

Date of death: April 7, 1898

Age: ~41

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Naval Academy Register

David Daniels was admitted to the Naval Academy from Massachusetts on June 5, 1871 at age 15 years 4 months.

Life & Loss

Unable to find any details about David's life or loss, except that he died on April 7, 1898 at League Island Navy Yard, Philadelphia. He was "an efficient officer with a large circle of friends." He was buried at the Naval Academy Cemetery.


From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 5 June, 1871. Graduated 21 June, 1875. Ensign, 22 August, 1876. Master, 17 November, 1882. Lieutenant, Junior Grade, 3 March, 1883. Lieutenant, 31 March 1889. Died 7 April, 1898.

Class of 1875

David is one of 3 members of the Class of 1875 in Memorial Hall.