Home
Up
Ship's Namesake
History
Decommissioning
Picking Photos
Ship's Log
Historical Photos
Ship's Medals
Ship's Badges
Real Sailor
Missing Shipmates
Destroyers
Bathys. Trieste
Plans of the Day
Past Reunions
Reunion '15
Reunion '13
Reunion '11
Reunion '09
Reunion '07
Reunion '05
Reunion '03
Reunion '01
Reunion '99
Reunion '97
Reunion '95
Reunion '93
Reunion '91
Reunion '89
Reunion '87
Reunion '85
Reunion '83
Reunion '81
Reunion '79
Reunion '77
Reunion '75
Reunion '73
Reunion '71
Reunion '68
Reunion '66
Reunion '63
Reunion '60
Roster 1953-1954
Roster 1955
Roster 1957-1961
In Memorium
Sunshine Committee
Links
WWII Log
Shipmates- Memories

Shipmates' Memories

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 Harvard University.
 
 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 1958).