ELIAS VANDER HORST, PASSED MIDN, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Elias Vander Horst '47

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: March 17, 1850

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Life & Loss

Unable to find any details about Elias' life or loss, except that he died on March 17, 1850 in Bota Fago, near Rio de Janeiro.

He was born in, and appointed to the Naval Academy from, South Carolina.

Career

From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 10 September, 1841. Passed Midshipman, 10 August, 1847. Died 17 March, 1850.



Class of 1847

Elias is one of 31 members of the Class of 1847 in Memorial Hall.