Augustin T. Beauregard
Rear Admiral, United States Navy
Augustin Toutant Beauregard (1885-1951)
Born on December 1, 1885 in San Antonio, Texas.
Graduated from Annapolis in 1907 and commissioned in 1908.
Member of the staff at Pacific Fleet 1916-1917. Naval Aide to the President of Uruguay during his visit to the U.S. in 1918. Naval Aide to President Hoover on his South American tour 1928-1929. Naval Attache in Paris, then Madrid 1934-1936. Chief of the U.S. Naval Mission to Brazil 1939-1941.
Rear Admiral in April 1941. Naval Attache in Rio de Janiero 1941-1942.
Retired in November 1942. Decorations included the Legion of Merit.
Died on April 8, 1951.
Midshipman A. T. Beauregard, third class, grandson
of General Beauregard, of the Confederate army
Retired Real Admiral Augustin T. Beauregard, a naval officer, and his wife were among 289 passengers who sailed on the S.S. Brazil. He feels he can live more comfortably in Brazil than anywhere else in the world. Admiral Beauregard described his fondness for Latin America and said he has been a member of every United States naval mission to Brazil in the last 30 years. At the time of his retirement in 1943, he was chief of the operating base as well as naval attaché in Rio de Janeiro.
The Admiral is a grandnephew of General P.G.T. Beauregard, the Confederate officer who commanded the attack on Fort Sumter at the outbreak of the Civil War.
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, October 2006
BEAUREGARD, AUGUSTIN T
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/01/1885
DATE OF DEATH: 04/08/1951
DATE OF INTERMENT: 04/11/1951
BURIED AT: SECTION 30 SITE 1017 R.H
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
BEAUREGARD, AUGUSTIN TOUTANT
Posted: 13 September 2006 Updated: 15 October 2006 Updated: 8 July 2007