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Naval officer

Joseph George Pomeroy, American naval officer. Awarded Legion of Merit for action during Invasion of Sicily, 1943. Member American Institute of Elctrical Engineering, 1915-1940.; Member Episcopal Church.

Background

Pomeroy, Joseph George was born on February 12, 1889 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of George Gilbert and Elizabeth (Grant) Pomeroy.

Education

Student Plant School of Elec. Engineering, Seattle, 1913. Naval School Engineering University of Washington, 1918-1919.

Career

1 son, George E.; married second, Frances Josephine Thompson, June 2, 1929. Children—Mary E., Corbin T., David G. Helper W. A. Linton, Boatbldg., Seattle, 1908-1911, engineer, gas and electric, 1911-1912. Assistant Municipal Light & Power Company, 1912-1914, inside constructor, 1914-1916, engineer of tests, 1916-1919, 1919-1920.

Entered United States Navy, rank of Engineer of Mines to Ensign, August 1918, and served to May 1919. Reentered Navy, June 1920, commissioned ensign, 1920, and advanced through grades to captain, 1944, retird January 1947 with rank of rear admiral.

Membership

Member American Institute of Elctrical Engineering, 1915-1940. Member Episcopal Church.

Connections

Married Marie Johanna Doyle, June 1, 1919 (died 1921).; married second, Frances Josephine Thompson, June 2, 1929. Children: Mary E., Corbin T., David G. Helper W. A. Linton, Boatbldg.

father:
George Gilbert Pomeroy

mother:
Elizabeth (Grant) Pomeroy

spouses:
Marie Johanna Doyle

Frances Josephine Thompson

children:
Mary E. Pomeroy

Corbin T. Pomeroy

David G. Helper W. A. Linton Pomeroy

Boatbldg Pomeroy