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naval officer.

Henry Hughes Hough, naval officer. Decorated Officer of the Legion of Honor (French). Served on Morris, Spanish-American War, 1898, Cleveland, 1903-1906; member General Board, 1928-1930.

Background

Hough, Henry Hughes was born on January 8, 1871 in St. Pierre, Miquelon (island near Newfoundland). Son of Charles Thacher and Sarah (Hughes) Hough.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1891.

Career

Ensign, July 1, 1893. Promoted through grades to rear admiral September 16, 1924.

Membership

Served on Morris, Spanish-American War, 1898, Cleveland, 1903-1906. Member General Board, 1928-1930. Clubs: Army and Navy, Chevy Chase (Washington).

Connections

Married Flaurence Oliphant Ward, April.

father:
Charles Thacher Hough

mother:
Sarah (Hughes) Hough

spouse:
Flaurence Oliphant Ward