Carl Frederick Holden Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1917. Master of Science (electrical communication engineering), Harvard, 1924.
November 27, 1919; children—Jean, Carl Frederick. Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1917, and advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1945. Duty in destroyers, Queenstown, Ireland and Brest, France, 1917-1919, as Executive officer, navigator, engineering officer, 1919-1922.
On staff of commander, destroyer scouting force, Atlantic, 1924-1927. Member United States Naval mission to Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, 1927-1930. Communication officer, United States Ship Arizona, 1931-1932.
Commander United States Ship Tarbell, 1932-1934. District communication officer, 14th Naval District, Honolulu, T.H., 1934-1936. Navigator United States S. Idaho, commanding officer.
United States Ship Ramapo, 1936-1938. In charge of radio shore activities, office of director of naval communications, United States Navy Department, 1938-1940. Executive officer, United States Ship Pennsylvania, 1940-1942.
Communication officer, United States Fleet, 1942, director of naval communications, 1942-1943. Commanding officer, United States Ship New Jersey, Task Force 38 and 58, Pacific, 1943-1945. Commander cruiser div., Pacific, 1945.
Commander training command, Atlantic fleet, 1946-1952. Commander, United States Naval base, New York, 1948-1952, retired 1952. President Federal Telecommunication laboratories, Inc., since 1952.
Member United States Naval mission to Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, 1927-1930. Clubs: Army Navy, Army Navy Country (Washington), New York Yacht. India House (New York City), Racquet and Tennis (New York City), Union (New York City).
Married Cordelia Folsom Carlisle. Children: Jean, Carl Frederick.