WILLIAM K. GISE, LCDR, USN
William Gise '93
Date of birth: June 22, 1871
Date of death: June 28, 1909
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
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.