From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Todd '54

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: December 30, 1855

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Life & Loss

Unable to find any details of his life or loss, except that it was on December 30, 1855, at Brooklyn, New York.

James Madison Todd, of Massachusetts was one of six members of the [entering] class of 1851 who "were advanced and permitted to complete the course in three years."


From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Acting Midshipman, 2 October, 1851. Midshipman, 10 June, 1854. Died 30 December, 1855.

Class of 1854

James is one of 2 members of the Class of 1854 in Memorial Hall.