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Military officer , Surgeon

Oliver John Davis Hughes, Argentinian surgeon, military officer. Decorated by German, Bavarian, Saxon, Baden, French and Papal goverments and by Patriarch of Jerusalem. Knight Commander Royal Saxon Ernestine Order. K.T.


Hughes, Oliver John Davis was born in 1855 in Buenos Aires, S. America. Son of John A. and Sophia Louise (Tidblom) Hughes.


Educated at Harrow, England. Graduate, Master of Science, University of London, England. Doctor of Medicine Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, 1875.


Assistant surgeon, Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871. Was on special service in Vera Cruz, City of Mexico, Japan and Cuba. Served in Mexico as brigade surgeon with rank of lieutenant colonel.

Was surgeon in the United States Marine Service. Doctor of Medicine United States consul general, Coburg, Germany, 1897-1904, and Sonneburg.


Married Jennie Ward Toothe, December 26, 1882. Married second, Baroness Charlotte von Petersdorff.

John A. Hughes

Sophia Louise (Tidblom) Hughes

Baroness Charlotte von Petersdorff.

Jennie Ward Toothe