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Naval officer

Hugh Rodman, American naval officer. Served on Raleigh, Spanish-American War, 1898; member General Board, Navy Department, 1916-1917; Mason.

Background

Rodman, Hugh was born on January 6, 1859 in Frankfort, Kentucky, United States. Son of Hugh and Susan Ann (Barbour) Rodman.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1880. Naval War College, 1907.

Career

Ensign, junior grade, March 3, 1883. Promoted through grades to rear admiral, May 23, 1917. Admiral, July 1, 1919.

Retired January 6, 1923.

Membership

Served on Raleigh, Spanish-American War, 1898. Member General Board, Navy Department, 1916-1917.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Ruffin Sayre, July 3, 1889.

father:
Hugh Rodman

mother:
Susan Ann (Barbour) Rodman

spouse:
Elizabeth Ruffin Sayre