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Naval officer

Roger Warde Paine, American naval officer. Awarded Destroyer clasp for service in World War I; Legion of Merit and gold star in lieu of 2d award for service in World World War World War II. Member American Society Naval Engineers (secretary-treasurer, 1936-1938, council, 1946-1947), National Industrial Conference Board, 1946-1948.

Background

Paine, Roger Warde was born on September 7, 1887 in Springfield, Ohio, United States. Son of Emer Ellsworth and Margaret (Humphreys) Paine.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, United States Naval Academy, 1911, postgraduate 1916-1917, 19. Master of Science in Electrical Engineer, Columbia, 1920.

Career

Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1911, and advanced through grades to rear admiral, June 22, 1942. Destroyer duty, Mexican campaign, 1913-1914. Destroyer command during World War I.

Destroyer command and electric drive battleship engineering afloat, and electrical and marine engineering design duty ashore, 1918-1942. Designated engineering duty only, 1932. Manager Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, T.H., May 1942-November 1944.

Navy material and products control officer in liaison with War Production Board, December 1944-November 1945, deputy executive chairman (Navy), Army and Navy Munitions Board, 1945-1948. Deputy inspector general Western Sea Frontier, 1948-1949, retired.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Journal American Society Naval Engineers, 1936-1938.

Membership

Member American Society Naval Engineers (secretary-treasurer, 1936-1938, council, 1946-1947), National Industrial Conference Board, 1946-1948. Clubs: Army-Navy, Army and Navy Country.

Connections

Married Corine Malone, September 7, 1916. Children: Roger Warde, Margaret Elizabeth (Mistress W. G. Whyte), Helen (Mistress G. J. Davis).

father:
Emer Ellsworth Paine

mother:
Margaret (Humphreys) Paine

spouse:
Corine Malone

children:
Roger Warde Paine

Margaret Elizabeth Paine (Mistress W. G. Whyte)

Helen Paine (Mistress G. J. Davis)