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Naval officer

Augustin Toutant Beauregard, American naval officer. member naval mission to Brazil, 1922-1927; Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Background

Beauregard, Augustin Toutant was born on December 1, 1885 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of Richard Toutant and Aglae (Phillips) Beauregard.

Education

Student United States Naval Academy, 1903-1906, Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1936-1937.

Career

Toutant (wife of Captain Porter Fryman Bedell, United States Navy). Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1908, advanced through grades to captain, 1932. Commissioned rear admiral, 1941.

Naval aide to President-elect Brum of Uruguay on visit to the United States, 1918. Prestes of Brazil on visit to the United States, 1930, Herbert Hoover on South American tour, 1928-1929. Member naval mission to Brazil, 1922-1927.

Naval attache, Paris and Madrid, 1934-1936. Chief United States Naval Mission to Brazil, 1939-1941. Staff commander-in-chief United States Pacific Fleet, 1911-1912, 16-17.

Staff commander 4th Division Atlantic Fleet, 1914-1915. Staff commander-in-chief United States Fleet, 1932-1933. Commissioned rear admiral, 1941, appointed naval attache American Embassy, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1941.

Retired because of physical disability, 1942. Relieved of all active duty, 1943 while chief of naval mission to Brazil.

Membership

Member naval mission to Brazil, 1922-1927. Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Henry Munford, November 18, 1915.

father:
Richard Toutant Beauregard

mother:
Aglae (Phillips) Beauregard

spouse:
Elizabeth Henry Munford