Rear Admiral Robert Peary (USN)

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Robert Edwin Peary, Sr.

Also Known As: "Bertie"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Cresson, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Place of Burial: Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Nutter Peary and Mary Dole (Wiley) Peary
Husband of Josephine Peary (Diebitsch)
Father of Robert Edwin Peary, Jr.

Occupation: Artic Explorer
Managed by: Beverly Ann (Lutz) Morse
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About Rear Admiral Robert Peary (USN)

Robert Edwin Peary was the famous Arctic Explorer and disputed discoverer of the North Pole. See: Wally Herbert, "Commander Robert E. Peary: Did He Reach the Pole?" (Sept, 1988) NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE, Vol. 174 pp: 387-415. You will discover you have more interesting cousins! -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Peary

Robert Edwin Peary, Sr. (May 6, 1856 – February 20, 1920) was an American explorer who claimed to have been the first person, on April 6, 1909, to reach the geographic North Pole. Peary's claim was widely credited for most of the 20th century, though it was criticized even in its own day and is today widely doubted.

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Rear Admiral Robert Peary (USN)'s Timeline

1856
May 6, 1856
Cresson, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States
1888
August 1888
Age 32
1903
August 29, 1903
Age 47
1920
February 20, 1920
Age 63
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1920
Age 63
Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, United States