William Barker Cushing

William Barker Cushing bio

Birth Name: William Barker Cushing

Occupation: War Hero

Place Of Birth: Wisconsin

Date Of Birth: November 4, 1842

Date Of Death: December 17, 1874

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Polish

William Barker Cushing was born on the 4th of November, 1842. He was famous for being a War Hero. U.S. Navy officer who sank the CSS Albemarle, a Confederate ironclad ship, during an 1864 nighttime raid.

William Barker Cushing was born in Wisconsin. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, but his poor grades and his tendency to play pranks on his classmates resulted in his expulsion from the school. He fought in the Civil War battles of Hampton Roads and Fort Fisher.

William Barker Cushing was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Barker Cushing was born in 1840s.

William Barker Cushing is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


William’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


William Barker Cushing’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on William Barker Cushing’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, William Barker Cushing kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

William Barker Cushing was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Barker Cushing
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: William Barker Cushing was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: William Barker Cushing was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: William Barker Cushing had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

William Barker Cushing’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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