United States Naval Institute,
Annapolis, Md., April 22, 1887.
At a meeting of the Board of Control of the United States Naval Institute the following resolutions were adopted:
Resolved, That by the death of Lieutenant John W. Danenhower, U. S. Navy, late Secretary and Treasurer and a member of the Board of Control, the Naval Institute has lost an officer whose fidelity, energy, and ability, in the discharge of the duties of his office, contributed in a large degree to the present prosperity and usefulness of the Institute.
Resolved, That Lieutenant Danenhower’s character commanded the esteem and confidence of the members of this Board, and that the unvarying courtesy of his manner, the kindness of his disposition, and the generous qualities of his manhood endeared him to his associates as a friend.
Resolved, That the members of the Board of Control offer their respectful and profound sympathy to the family of the deceased.
By direction of the Board of Control.
P. F. Harrington,
Commander, U. S. N.,
Chas. R. Miles,
Lieutenant, U. S. N,