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Naval officer

Joseph Reasor Redman, American naval officer. member Board of War Communications, Joint Communications Board and Combined Communications Board, State Department special commission on communications.

Background

Redman, Joseph Reasor was born on April 17, 1891 in Grass Valley, California, United States. Son of Joseph Reasor and Katherine (Dwight) Redman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1914. Master of Science, Columbia, 1921.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1914, and advanced through the grades to rear admiral, 1943. Commanded United States Ship C-5 on submarine duty during World War I. Radio duty fleet, 1921-1924.

Bureau engineering, 1924-1927, fleet 1927-1930. Chief of frequencies section, naval communications, 1930-1933, 1937-1939. Technical adviser to the United States delegation International Radio Telegraphy Conference, Madrid, 1932, Cairo, 1938.

Commanded United States Ship Canopus, 1934-1936, Henderson, 1939-1941, Phoenix, 1942-1943. Deputy director naval communications, 1942, director since 1943. Member Board of War Communications, Joint Communications Board and Combined Communications Board, State Department special commission on communications.

Home: Bethesda Doctor of Medicine.

Membership

Member Board of War Communications, Joint Communications Board and Combined Communications Board, State Department special commission on communications.

Connections

Married Marion Smith, 1932.

father:
Joseph Reasor Redman

mother:
Katherine (Dwight) Redman

spouse:
Marion Smith