William Lewis Herndon

William Lewis Herndon bio

Birth Name: William Lewis Herndon

Occupation: Explorer

Place Of Birth: Fredericksburg

Date Of Birth: October 25, 1813

Date Of Death: September 12, 1857

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

William Lewis Herndon was born on the 25th of October, 1813. He was famous for being a Explorer. American naval officer who led the expedition to the Amazon.

William Lewis Herndon was born in Fredericksburg. 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.

William Lewis Herndon was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Lewis Herndon was born in 1810s.

William Lewis Herndon is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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William Lewis Herndon’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on William Lewis Herndon’s parents.

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William Lewis Herndon was born in the Year of the Rooster.

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REAL NAME: William Lewis Herndon
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: William Lewis Herndon was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: William Lewis Herndon was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: William Lewis Herndon had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

William Lewis Herndon’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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