Joseph William Sanford Edit Profile
Preparatory education public schools, Washington, District of Columbia. Student of University Maryland, 1903-1906.
Business, 1906-1911; probation officer Juvenile Court, District of Columbia, 1911-1915, chief probation officer, director of probation, 1915-1927. Chief investigator United States Bureau of Efficiency, 1927-1931. Warden United States Bureau of Prisons, Department of Justice, since 1931, at Federal Reformatory, Chillicothe, O., 1933-1938, United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia., 1938-1948.
Commissioner of corrections, Michigan, February-December 1948. United States Bureau of Prisons, 1949. Penologist Department of the Air Force since 1949.
Member Council for the Clinical Training of Theological Students, New York. Member advisory board, The Osborne Association, New New York Past president American Prison Association, Wardens Association. Member Alumni Association of U. Maryland, Civ.
Married Nellie Gertrude Cowsill, November 30, 1907. Children: Joseph Nathan, Margaret Tupper, Evelyn.