Thomas Cassin Kinkaid (April 3, 1888 – November 17, 1972) was an Admiral in the United States Navy, serving as commander of the Seventh Fleet and as commander of Allied Naval Forces in the Southwest Pacific Area from 1943 to 1945.
He was the son of Thomas Wright Kincaid and Virginia Lee Cassin.Thomas W. Kincaid, who was born on February 27, 1860, in Cincinnati, Ohio and died on August 11, 1920 in Annapolis, Maryland, was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy.
Thomas W.Kincaid was the son of William P. Kincaid and Susan Monhan.
KINKAID, Thomas Wright, naval officer; b. Cincinnati, O., Feb. 27, 1860;
s. William P. and Susan (Monahan) K.; grad. U.S. Naval Acad., 1880; m.
Virginia Lee Cassin, Apr. 3, 1883. Promoted asst. engr., June 10, 1882; passed asst. engr., Nov. 11, 1892; transferred to the line as lt., Mar. 3, 1899; lt. comdr., Nov. 2, 1902; comdr., July 1, 1907; capt., Mar. 1, 1911; rear admiral, Oct. 15, 1917. Served on Machias, Spanish-Am. War, 1898; on
Oregon, 1901-04; fleet engineer Asiatic Fleet, 1904; duty at Navy Yard,
Norfolk, Va., 1904-06; fleet engr. Pacific Squadron, 1906-07; insp.
engring. material, Chester, Pa., 1907-08; head of dept. steam engring., Navy
Yard, Norfolk, 1908-09; at Engring. Exp. Sta., U.S. Naval Axad., 1909-10;
apptd. head of engring., Expt. Sta., Annapolis, Md., Sept. 26, 1910. Home:
Annapolis, Md. Died Aug. 11, 1920.
Source: Who Was Who In America. Vol. I. Chicago: Marquis - Who's Who
Incorporated, 1968. p. 679.
BUILT FIRST STREET CAR
William Kinkaid, Descendant of Revolutionary Soldier, Succumbs
William Kinkaid, 93 years old, 3029 Woodburn avenue, builder of the
first street car in Cincinnati, died at his residence yesterday morning.
He was born in New York, in 1823, of Scotch-Irish ancestry, and was a
direct descendant of a Revolutionary soldier. He came to Cincinnati
in 1849. A few years after he arrived in Cincinnati the Bruce Company,
carriage builder, contracted with Mr. Kinkaid to build a street car.
He drew the plans and, with one helper, built the first street car
seen on the streets of Cincinnati. It ran over the present John-street
He is survived by two sons, Captain Thomas W. Kinkaid, U. S. N.,
and William Kinkaid, Houston, Ky., and a daughter, Lettie Kinkaid,
teacher in the Sixth District School. Funeral services will be held
Friday afternoon at Spring Grove Chapel.
Source: Cincinnati Enquirer. 7 September 1916.
William Kinkaid #87826 born NY - age at death 92 years, 8 mon, 28 days
residence: 3029 Woodburn Ave., Cincinnati died 6 Sep 1916, Cincinnati, OH
buried 8 Sep 1916 (Sec 88, lot 163N - owner Wm Kinkaid)
cause of death: pneumonia
parents names: Wm & ___ Kinkaid
undertaker: Wm. B. Dunkmann, ordered by John Brand
Source: Spring Grove Cemetery records, Cincinnati, OH. Transcribed by
Catherine H. Lippert, 4159 Tepe Ct., Cincinnati, OH.