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 Henry Kuhn Hoff

Henry Kuhn Hoff

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Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 25 Dec 1878 (aged 68–69)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 6825 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 31 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6825
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Kuhn Hoff (1809–25 Dec 1878), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6825, citing Saint James the Less Episcopal Churchyard, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .