Augustin T. Beauregard – Rear Admiral, United States Navy

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Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, July 2007

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.

Born: 1 December 1885 at San Antonio, Bexar, Texas
Death:  8 April 1951
Parents: Father: RICHARD TOUTANT BEAUREGARD
Mother: AGLAC PHILLIPS

Midshipman A. T. Beauregard, third class, grandson of General Beauregard, of the Confederate army


February 23, 1950:

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.

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BEAUREGARD, AUGUSTIN T
RADMR USN

  • 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
Rear Admiral, United States Navy

  • 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

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