WILLIAM K. GISE, LCDR, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

William Gise '93

Date of birth: June 22, 1871

Date of death: June 28, 1909

Age: 38

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Loss

William Kern Gise "died while on duty" on June 28, 1909 as the executive officer of the naval station at Tutuila, Samoa. Unable to determine the circumstances of his death. Register of Alumni gives date of death as June 29 but no other information.

He was survived by his mother and two siblings; he is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


Class of 1893

William is one of 2 members of the Class of 1893 in Memorial Hall.