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Henry Kuhn Hoff
Birth: 1809
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 1878
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

United States Navy Admiral. Born in Pennsylvania in 1809, he began his Naval career as a Midshipman from South Carolina in October, 1823. Commissioned Commander in February, 1854, he commanded the steam sloop Lancaster of the Pacific squadron in 1861. He was promoted Commodore in July, 1862 and was on special duty during the Civil War as an ordnance officer in Philadelphia until 1867. He was made a Rear Admiral in April, 1867 and commanded the North Atlantic squadron, until 1869. He retired from active service in 1870 and was president of the board of visitors at Annapolis. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Saint James the Less Episcopal Churchyard
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 31, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6825
Henry Kuhn Hoff
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Henry Kuhn Hoff
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Fair Winds Admiral !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
- Rubbings
 Added: Jan. 17, 2012
Companion #00175 - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.
- Jeffry Burden
 Added: Nov. 7, 2011
Thank you for your lifetime of service sir.
- luvshistory
 Added: Dec. 26, 2010
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