Oliver Hazard Perry

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Birthday
23, 1785
Birthplace
South Kingston, RI
Death Date
Aug 23, 1819 (34)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
23, 1785
Birthplace
South Kingston, RI
Death Date
Aug 23, 1819 (34)

About

United States Navy Commodore who commanded forces during the War of 1812 and the First Barbary War.

Before Fame

He was appointed at age thirteen as a midshipman in the US Navy.

Trivia

His younger brother was fellow Commodore, Matthew Perry.

Family Life

He married Elizabeth Champlin Mason in 1811.

Associated With

He served in the Navy during the administration of James Monroe.