From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Edwin Quinby '88

Date of birth: July 31, 1869

Date of death: February 20, 1922

Age: 52

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Naval Academy Register

Edwin Rufus Quiny was admitted to the Naval Academy from New York on May 22, 1884 at age 14 years 9 months.


Edwin died in New York City on February 20, 1922, possibly from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

He is buried in New York.

Memorial Hall Error

Given the family's oral history of suicide, and his advanced age, it is unlikely that his loss was an operational one.

Class of 1888

Edwin is one of 4 members of the Class of 1888 in Memorial Hall.