HENRY J. HUNT, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Henry Hunt '75

Date of birth: April 10, 1855

Date of death: May 5, 1886

Age: 31

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Naval Academy Register

Henry Jackson Hunt was admitted to the Naval Academy from At Large on June 23, 1870 at age 15 years 2 months.

Loss

Harry died of "consumption" on April 10, 1855 in Washington, D.C.

He is buried in Washington, D.C..

Career

From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 23 June, 1870. Graduated 21 June, 1875. Ensign, 30 September, 1876. Lieutenant, Junior Grade, 11 March, 1883. Died 5 May, 1886.

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Class of 1875

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