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Richard Worsam MEADE II
Officer in the United States Navy
Source : Tim DOWLING
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).
- Brother George MEADE