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Naval officer

Holden Chester Richardson, American naval officer. Member and secretary National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, 1915-January 1917. Pilot’s license, Aero; Member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers, Sigma Chi; Mason.

Background

Richardson, Holden Chester was born on December 7, 1878 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Abbott and Elmira Jane (Douty) Richardson.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1901. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1907.

Career

1 daughter, Margaret Jane. Ensign United States Navy, June 7, 1903. Assistant naval constructor, October 12, 1904.

Naval constructor, October 12, 1912. Commander, January 1, 1921.

Membership

Member and secretary National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, 1915-January 1917. Pilot’s license, Aero. Member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers, Sigma Chi.

Mason.; Clubs: Army and Navy, National Town and Country.

Connections

Married Margaret Jones, of Hampton, Virginia, July 20, 1908.

father:
William Abbott Richardson

mother:
Elmira Jane (Douty) Richardson

spouse:
Margaret Jones