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Charles J. Badger
Birth: Aug. 6, 1853
Rockville
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1932

United States Navy Rear Admiral. He began his military career being appointed to the US Naval Academy by President Ulysses S. Grant and graduated a Ensign in 1873. He served on the USS Cincinnati during the Spanish-American War and was a Captain Superintendent of the US Naval Academy (1907-09). In 1911, he was promoted Rear Admiral commander of battleship USS Kansas and served as commander of the 2nd Division, US Atlantic Fleet. He was Commander in Chief of US Atlantic Fleet (1913-14) and ended his career as a member of the Navy General Board on February 28, 1921. In May 1946, the Naval destroyer USS Charles J. Badger (DD-657) was named for him and the destroyer USS Badger (FF-107) was named in his honor in July 1964. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Oscar C. Badger (____ - 1899)
  Margaret Matilda Johnston Badger (1830 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  Sophia Jane Champlin Badger (1860 - 1923)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Champlin Badger Bryan (1883 - 1966)*
  Oscar Charles Badger II (1890 - 1958)*
 
 Sibling:
  Charles J. Badger (1853 - 1932)
  Annie M Badger Elliott (1857 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 3761
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill Heneage
Record added: Sep 25, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6801982
Charles J. Badger
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Charles J. Badger
Added by: Bill Heneage
 
Charles J. Badger
Added by: Bill Heneage
 
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Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Dec. 15, 2013

- Doug Lind
 Added: Oct. 22, 2013
God bless you today and always. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Aug. 6, 2013
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