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date: 21 October 2019

Ammen, Daniellocked

(16 May 1819–11 July 1898)
  • Michael Hausenfleck


Ammen, Daniel (16 May 1819–11 July 1898), naval officer, author, and inventor, was born in Brown County, Ohio, the son of David Ammen and Sally Houtz, farmers. While still a boy, Ammen exerted an unanticipated influence on later national affairs when he pulled his friend and schoolmate ...

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