Difference between revisions of "EDWIN R. QUINBY, CAPT, USA"

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|months=9}} He left the Naval Academy sometime before graduation.
  
 
== Loss ==
 
== Loss ==
Edwin died in New York City [https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/135553342/ on February 20, 1922], [https://www.ancestry.com/boards/thread.aspx?mv=flat&m=2753&p=localities.northam.usa.states.washington.counties.whatcom possibly from a self-inflicted gunshot wound].
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Edwin died in New York City [https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/135553342/ on February 20, 1922], of "[https://www.ancestry.com/boards/thread.aspx?mv=flat&m=2753&p=localities.northam.usa.states.washington.counties.whatcom suicide] by inhaling gas." (Confirmation of suicide found in offline death listing by Kathy Franz.)
  
 
He [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7570171?memorialUpdated=Yes is buried in] New York.
 
He [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7570171?memorialUpdated=Yes is buried in] New York.
  
 
{{MHE|text=== Memorial Hall Error ==
 
{{MHE|text=== Memorial Hall Error ==
Given the family's oral history of suicide, and his advanced age, it is unlikely that his loss was an operational one.}}
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Suicide is not a criteria for inclusion in Memorial Hall.}}
  
 
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Revision as of 16:58, 16 February 2020

Edwin Quinby '88

Date of birth: July 31, 1869

Date of death: February 20, 1922

Age: 52

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Naval Academy Register

Edwin Rufus Quiny was admitted to the Naval Academy from New York on May 22, 1884 at age 14 years 9 months. He left the Naval Academy sometime before graduation.

Loss

Edwin died in New York City on February 20, 1922, of "suicide by inhaling gas." (Confirmation of suicide found in offline death listing by Kathy Franz.)

He is buried in New York.



Class of 1888

Edwin is one of 4 members of the Class of 1888 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

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