William Nicholson Jeffers

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Commodore William Nicholson Jeffers (16 October, 1824 – 23 July, 1883) served in the United States Navy.

Another William Nicholson Jeffers was perhaps his son.

Life & Career

Jeffers entered the Navy as a Midshipman on 23 September, 1840.

See Also


Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Augustus L. Case
Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance
10 Apr, 1873[1] – 1 Jul, 1881[2][Inference]
Succeeded by
Montgomery Sicard


  1. Register of Officers, 1879. pp. 7, 12-13.
  2. Register of Officers, 1890. pp. 6-7.