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Richmond Pearson Hobson

Richmond Pearson HobsonBorn: 17-Aug-1870
Birthplace: Greensboro, AL
Died: 16-Mar-1937
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Military
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Spanish-American War hero

Military service: US Navy (1885-1903, Spanish-American War)

Intentionally sank the collier Merrimac in 1898, to block a channel.

Father: (Confederate veteran)
Wife: Grizelda Houston Hull (m. 1905)

    University: Southern University, Greensboro (1882-85)
    University: US Naval Academy (1889)
    University: École National Superieur des Mines, Paris (1890-91)
    University: École d'Application du Genie Maritime, Paris (1891-93)

    US Congressman, Alabama (4-Mar-1907 to 3-Mar-1915)
    Congressional Medal of Honor 1933
    Taken Prisoner of War


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