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Naval officer

Joseph Wallace Oman, American naval officer. Served on Helena, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Background

Oman, Joseph Wallace was born on August 15, 1864 in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Henry Freas and Mary Jane Oman.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1886.

Career

Ensign, July 1, 1888. Lieutenant junior grade, October 11, 1896. Lieutenant, Mar 3, 1899.

Lieutenant commander, January 1, 1905. Commander, March 2, 1909. Captain, February 13, 1912.

Promoted rear admiral, July 1, 1918.

Membership

Served on Helena, Spanish-American War, 1898.

Connections

Married Virginia Center Morse, November 22, 1907. Children: Joseph Wallace, William Morse, Virginia Morse.

father:
Henry Freas

mother:
Mary Jane Oman

spouse:
Virginia Center Morse

children:
Joseph Wallace Oman

William Morse Oman

Virginia Morse Oman