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Harry Ridgely Warfield

Harry Ridgely Warfield, American engineer, research director. Decorated European Theatre of Operations Service Medal with Assault Arrowhead, Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland and Central Germany battle stars, Legion of Merit, B.S.M. (United States); Legion of Honor, Croix de Guerre with palm (France); Order of Leopold, Croix de Guerre with palm (Belgium).

Background

  • Warfield, Harry Ridgely was born on August 17, 1904 in Morgantown, West Virginia, United States. Son of Harry Ridgely and Susan Elizabeth (Sadtler) Warfield.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Engineering, Johns Hopkins, 1928.

    Career

    • April 1968); children—Harry Ridgely III, Susan Linn. Married second, Helen Gardner Howard, October 31, 1968. With works management course Westinghouse Electric Company, 1928.

      Application engineer Silica Gel Corporation, 1930. District engineer Frigidaire division General Motors Corporation, 1932. Partner Fonda and Warfield, consultant engrs., 1938-1941.

      Member Institute Cooperative Research, Johns Hopkins, 1947-1969, research engineer, 1948-1950, assistant director, 1950-1953, director, 1953-1969.

    Membership

    Member Institute Cooperative. Member Maryland. National Guard, 1931-1953. Member Society Colonial Wars, Alpha Delta Phi.

    Tau Beta Pi, Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Juliet Linn Reaney, June 17, 1932 (deceased.; married second, Helen Gardner Howard, October 31, 1968. Children: Harry Ridgely III, Susan Linn.
    • father: Harry Ridgely Warfield
    • mother: Susan Elizabeth (Sadtler) Warfield
    • spouses: Juliet Linn Reaney
    • Helen Gardner Howard
    • children: Harry Ridgely III Warfield
    • Susan Linn Warfield
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    Died October 3, 1969
    (aged 65)
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