HARRY E. RUMSEY, ENS, USN
Harry Rumsey '86
Date of birth: 1867
Date of death: September 26, 1890
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
Harry Edgerton Rumsey was admitted to the Naval Academy from Wyoming on September 28, 1882 at age 15 years 7 months.
Harry was lost on September 26, 1890, when he drowned near Yokohama, Japan. Unable to find any further details or to which ship or station he was assigned.
He is buried in Indiana.
Naval Cadet, 28 September, 1882. Graduated 10 June, 1886. Ensign, 1 July, 1888. Drowned 26 September, 1890.
The Naval History and Heritage Command has his date of death as September 26, 1890. Find A Grave has "December 1890." Register of Alumni has August 31, 1890. His aunt, however, was notified of his death of death on October 1st or 2nd; suspect September 26 is correct.