TREMLET V. TONEY, MIDN, USN
Tremlet Toney '83
Date of birth: September 30, 1861
Date of death: December 29, 1884
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
Tremlet Vivian Toney was admitted to the Naval Academy from Illinois on June 11, 1879 at age 17 years 8 months.
From Find A Grave:
He entered the school on June 11, 1879 and graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland in 1883.
At the time Toney graduated, naval cadets (as they were then called) took a six-year course.
After completing four years at the Academy, they had to complete two years at sea. Tremlet died on his annual cruise with typhoid fever.
According to the writings of his brother, Luther, and information received from the Academy, Tremlet was a Naval Cadet serving on board the U.S.S. Trenton near Yokahama at the time of his death.