How William Lewis Herndon Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

William Lewis Herndon reached the not so modest age of 43 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous explorer.

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.

How did William Lewis Herndon die?

Information about the death of William Lewis Herndon
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death43 years
ProfessionExplorer
BirthdayOctober 25, 1813
Death dateSeptember 12, 1857
Place of deathCape Hatteras, North Carolina, United States
Place of burialN/A