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Joseph Oswald Mauborgne, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal (United States); Marconi Memorial medal of service by Veterinary Wireless Oprs. Association, 1941. member of the Defense Communications Board, September 1940-September 1941. Portrait painter and etcher, exhibited at Washington, District of Columbia, San Francisco, Dayton, O.; Member Institute Radio Engineers, 1914-1925.; Club: Army and Navy (District of Columbia).

Background

Mauborgne, Joseph Oswald was born on February 26, 1881 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Eugene Charles and Catherine Elizabeth (McLaughlin) Mauborgne.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, College of St. Francis Xavier, New York City, 1901. Art student Art Students League, New York City, 1901-1903, Chicago The Art Institute of Chicago, 1922-1923, Corcoran Art Gallery, Washington, District of Columbia, 1923-1926. Student Army Signal School, 1909-1910, Army War College, 1931-1932.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant infantry, United States Army, 1903, and advanced through the grades to major general, 1937. With Signal Corps from 1916, chief signal officer, 1937-1941, retired. In P.I., France and Panama.

Radio pioneer; inventor of numerous radio devices. Technical adviser to the United States delegations at Inter-Allied Radio Conference, 1919, International Conference on Elec. Communications, Paris, 1921, Pan-American Committee Conference, Mexico City, 1924, International Telegraphic Conference, Paris, 1925, Washington Radio Conference, 1927.

Member of the Defense Communications Board, September 1940-September 1941. Portrait painter and etcher, exhibited at Washington, District of Columbia, San Francisco, Dayton, O. Portraits in collections at United States Military Academy and in private collections of Mistress Calvin Coolidge and others.

Science violin builder. Two prizes violin making International Competition, Hague, Holland, 1949.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Practical Uses of the Wavemeter in Wireless Telegraphy, 1914. Contributor articles on radio to technical mags. Author of brochures (United States Army) on Cryptanalysis.

Membership

Member of the Defense Communications Board, September 1940-September 1941. Portrait painter and etcher, exhibited at Washington, District of Columbia, San Francisco, Dayton, O. Member Institute Radio Engineers, 1914-1925.

Club: Army and Navy (District of Columbia).

Connections

Married Katharine Hale Poore, December 3, 1907. Children: Joseph Oswald, Benjamin Poore.

father:
Eugene Charles Mauborgne

mother:
Catherine Elizabeth (McLaughlin) Mauborgne

spouse:
Katharine Hale Poore

children:
Joseph Oswald Mauborgne

Benjamin Poore Mauborgne