William Lewis Herndon

William Lewis Herndon's Death

Born (Birthday) October 25, 1813

Death Date September 12, 1857

Age of Death 43 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States

Profession Explorer

The explorer William Lewis Herndon died at the age of 43. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American naval officer who led the expedition to the Amazon.

He served in the Depot of Charts and Instruments at the U.S. Naval Observatory.

His quick thinking saved the women and children of a ship under his command after they were caught in a hurricane.