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Naval officer

Charles Frederick Hughes, American naval officer. Served on Monterey, Spanish-American War, 1898, and participated in Battle of Manila; member General Board, Navy Department, 1914-1916.

Background

Hughes, Charles Frederick was born on October 14, 1866 in Bath, Maine, United States. Son of John and Lucy Maria (Delano) Hughes.

Education

United States Naval Academy, 1884.

Career

1 daughter, Louisa Russell (wife of Otto Nimitz, United States of America). Promoted ensign, July 1, 1890. Lieutenant Junior grade, April 27, 1898.

Lieutenant, March 3, 1899. Lieutenant commander, July 1, 1905. Commander, January 9, 1910.

Captain, July 10, 1914. Rear admiral, October 10, 1918.

Membership

Served on Monterey, Spanish-American War, 1898, and participated in Battle of Manila. Member General Board, Navy Department, 1914-1916.

Connections

Married Caroline Russell Clark, January 31, 1898.

father:
John Hughes

mother:
Lucy Maria (Delano) Hughes

spouse:
Caroline Russell Clark