CDR J. J. Reidy
John Joseph Reidy, Jr.
Born 1917, Boston, MA; died 1976, Long Beach, CA.
Prepared at Roxbury Latin School; graduated, class of 1938 from
Enlisted U.S. Navy, 1940; subsequently commissioned; retired, 1965, at the rank
of Captain; WW II veteran, served in the Pacific Theater.
Major commands included U.S.S. Timmerman and U.S.S. Picking.
Earned law degree while serving in the Navy; passed California Bar
Exam after retirement from the Navy and began practicing law in Southern
California, from 1966 until his passing in 1976.
Married, Patricia Ann Harrington (deceased 1984); children Jay Paul (born
1945), Peter James (born 1947), Bethel Margarite (born 1951), John Patrick (born