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Richard Worsam MEADE II

American Richard Worsam MEADE II

born Richard Worsam MEADE

Officer in the United States Navy

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on January 01, 1807 in Spain
Died: on April 16, 1870 in Brooklyn, New York, USA


Biography

Meade was born in Spain to Richard Worsam Meade I (1778-1828) and his wife Margaret Coats Butler Meade; his younger brother was Major General George Gordon Meade, the victor of Gettysburg. He entered the Navy as a Midshipman in April 1826, appointed from the state of Pennsylvania. During the next decade he served in a number of ships, among them the frigate Brandywine (during the later 1820s and early 1830s) and sloop-of-war Saint Louis (in the mid-1830s).

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