|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1901|
|Death: ||Mar. 25, 1957|
Charles Alston Legg was a son of William James Legg and Catherine Alston of Stevenson, Alabama.He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1924. He served on the U.S.S. Lexington (CV-2) and the U.S.S Pryo (AE–1).
Charles married Bernice Baird on August 15, 1939 in Seattle, King County, Washington.
A notice of retirement from the navy was published in the Oregonian "Capt. Charles A. Legg, commanding officer of the Columbia River group, Pacific reserve fleet, at Tongue Point, will retire from active duty before the end of this year, according to an announcement made at an Astoria chamber of commerce dinner. The naval officer became group commander in November, 1950, after serving as staff officer for the military sea transport service at Seattle. He previously served at Tongue Point in 1946 to 1948 and during World War II he was with the navy's amphibious forces in the Pacific."
Captain Legg died in the Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland.
William J. Legg (1871 - 1936)
Kate Alston Legg (1876 - 1967)
Bernice Baird Legg (1903 - 1976)*
Note: CAPT USN
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Sec: 30, Site: 1989 R.H
Maintained by: Robert Louis Daniell
Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 06, 2010
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