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Naval officer

Charles Seymour Freeman, naval officer, retired. Decorated Navy Cross, Legion of Merit. member General Board of Navy, 1939-1940.


Freeman, Charles Seymour was born on November 19, 1878. Son of Henry Anthony and Margaret Anne (Liston) Freeman.


Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1900.


K. W. Treacy, United States Army), Phyllis (wife of Commander R. B. Miller, Medical Corps, United States Navy), Kenneth Kimball. Married second Mistress Fleet Murdaugh Carney, April 19, 1951. Commissioned ensign United States Navy, and advanced through the grades to vice admiral, June 1942.

Commander United States Ship Manchuria, United States Ship Maui, United States Ship Orizaba, World War I. Superintendent Naval Observatory, 1927-1930. Commanded United States Forces in Cuban waters, 1933-1934.

Commandant Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, 1935-1937. Submarine Force, United States Fleet, 1937-1939. Member General Board of Navy, 1939-1940.

Successively commandant Puget Sound Navy Yard, commandant 13th Naval District, commander Northwest Sea Frontier, World World War II. Retired, 1942; vice president National Economic Council, Inc.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Review of Pre-War Merchant Shipping in Eastern Waters.


Member General Board of Navy, 1939-1940. Clubs: New York Yacht.


Married Alice Nancy Kimball, August 7, 1909 (deceased August 16, 1943).; married second Mistress. Children: Mildred (wife of Colonel.

Henry Anthony Freeman

Margaret Anne (Liston) Freeman

2d Mistress

Alice Nancy Kimball

Mildred (wife of Col Freeman