Commodore Thomas Anderson Conover

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Commodore Thomas Anderson Conover

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States
Death: 1864 (72)
South Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Conover and Margarretta Anderson
Husband of Elizabeth Juliana Conover
Father of Francis Stevens Conover; Mary Rachel Baker; Richard Stevens Conover; Caroline Conover; Sophie Stevens Conover and 1 other

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About Commodore Thomas Anderson Conover

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Commodore Thomas Anderson Conover, US Navy, Captain USS Constitution 18 September 1849 - 16 January 1851

(Born: 17 April 1791, Monmouth, New Jersey; Died: 25 September 1864, South Amboy, New Jersey)

Officers of the Continental and U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1775-1900

Name: Thomas A Conover

Rank Information: Midshipman, Lieutenant, Commander, Captain, Commodore on the Retired List

Service Dates: 1 Jan 1812, 5 Mar 1817, 28 Feb 1838, 2 Oct 1848

Military Branch: US Navy Officers (1798-1900)

Death Date: 25 Sep 1864

Was on the Essex's Pacific cruise during the War of 1812, and later commanded gunboat Borer in the Second Battle of Lake Champlain (1814). Awarded a sword by Congress. It was during his tour in Constitution that flogging was abolished in the US Navy.


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Commodore Thomas Anderson Conover's Timeline

1791
April 17, 1791
Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States
1822
November 24, 1822
Age 31
New York, United States
1826
1826
Age 34
Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
1827
1827
Age 35
Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
1832
April 25, 1832
Age 41
New Jersey, United States
1835
December 15, 1835
Age 44
Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
1836
1836
Age 44
Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
1864
1864
Age 72
South Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
1864
Age 72