Horace Lawson Hunley Death Cause and Date

Horace Lawson's Death

Born (Birthday) Jun 20, 1823

Death Date October 15, 1863

Age of Death 40 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Engineer

The engineer Horace Lawson died at the age of 40. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Nineteenth-century engineer who designed and built Confederate submarines during the Civil War era. His best-known submarine, the H.L. Hunley, was named in his honor.

He was born in Sumner County, Tennessee and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He died in a failed submarine exercise and was buried in Charleston, South Carolina.