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Adm Joseph Muse Worthington
Birth: Mar. 11, 1902
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1986

US Navy Rear Admiral. Worthington graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1924. He attended the Army Industrial College in 1933 and the Naval War College in 1943. After early sea duty and service as an instructor at the Naval Academy, Worthington had duty in 1940 as gunnery officer of the USS Northampton, where he did experimental work in the practical use of radar in gunfire control. In 1941 he assumed command of the Destroyer USS Benham and took part in operations at Guadalcanal and the Battle of Midway. In 1944 he was assigned to the staff of Admiral Royal E. Ingersoll, Commander in Chief of the Atlantic Fleet. In 1945 he took command of Destoryer Squadron 57 for duty in the North Pacific, at Okinawa. After the war Worthington was Director of Instruction and Deputy Commandant of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces from 1946 to 1948. He was next the Assistant for the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Armed Force from 1950 to 1952 and U.S. planner for the Standing Group, NATO, Secretary of Defense from 1952 to 1954. Worthington retired on June 30, 1954 as a Rear Admiral. (bio by: Saratoga) 
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  Katharine Cram Worthington (1906 - 1992)*
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United States Naval Academy Cemetery
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
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Record added: Aug 02, 2011
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Adm Joseph Muse Worthington
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 Added: Oct. 29, 2015

- Tracey Reid
 Added: Oct. 29, 2013
God bless you on your birthday and always. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Mar. 11, 2013
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