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Washington Post, The (DC) - September 27, 1989
Deceased Name: CHARLES BRECKENRIDGE ARRINGTON
Charles Breckenridge Arrington, 80, a retired Coast Guard captain who was a veteran of World War II and served later as a financial officer, died Sept. 25 of pneumonia at his home in Washington. He had cancer.
Capt. Arrington, who had lived in Washington since 1986, was born in Tennessee and reared in the Baltimore area.
He graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., and earned a master's degree in business administration at Harvard University.
During World War II, he served as commander of the frigate Van Buren and participated in campaigns in the Southwest Pacific theater.
His postwar assignments included duty in Washington as chief of the Coast Guard's division of supply, chief of the division of budget, and as comptroller of the Coast Guard.
His last post was in New York as deputy commander of the Eastern Area. He retired in 1961 and settled in Virginia Beach. He moved to California in 1977.
His wife, Marion Mildred Arrington, died in 1977. Survivors include a son, Charles B. Arrington Jr. of Washington; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.