Joseph Dean Black
Rear Admiral,United States Navy
Joseph Dean Black was born on 8 January
1909. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1931.
He served through the ranks to Rear Admiral. He died on 23 June 1997
and was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.
His wife, Jane Morris Black (11 June 1911-21 February 1981) is buried with
In addition, his son, Gregory
D. Black, Lieutenant (jg), United States Navy, United States Naval
Academy class of 1955, was killed in an aircraft accident on October 30,
1958. Lieutenant Black is buried adjacent to his parents.
We are seeking additional information regarding
each of these individuals.
Photo courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs,
Posted: 14 May 2004 Updated:
23 November 2005 Updated: 19 August 2006
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 23 April 2004