|Charles Johnston Badger|
|Born||August 6, 1853|
|Died||September 7, 1932(aged 79)|
|Place of birth||Rockville, Maryland|
|Place of burial||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1873 - 1921|
|Commands held||U.S. Atlantic Fleet|
World War I
|Awards||Navy Distinguished Service Medal|
The son of Commodore Oscar C. Badger (1823–1899), Charles Badger was born August 6, 1853, in Rockville, Maryland. He attended the United States Naval Academy, graduating in 1873. Badger served in Cincinnati (C-7) during the Spanish-American War, and climaxed his career as Commander in Chief, Atlantic Fleet. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for his contribution as chairman of the Navy General Board during World War I. Rear Admiral Badger died September 7, 1932, and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
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