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Charles Frederick Hughes

  • Birth 14 Oct 1866 Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine, USA
  • Death 28 May 1934 Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 2, Lot 891
  • Memorial ID 6939618

United States Navy Admiral. He was Chief of Naval Operations from November 14,1927 until September 17,1930. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1888 and served in the Spanish American War at the Battle of Manila Bay. During World War I he was the Captain of the Battleship New York which saw combat in the North Sea with the British Grand Fleet. He was Commander-In-Chief, United States Fleet from 1924 until 1927. He retired in 1930.

Bio by: Bill Heneage

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  • Originally Created by: Bill Heneage
  • Added: 19 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6939618
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Frederick Hughes (14 Oct 1866–28 May 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6939618, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .