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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 him.

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.

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JD Black Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006

Posted: 14 May 2004 Updated: 23 November 2005 Updated: 19 August 2006
US Naval Academy (SEAL)

JD Black Gravesite PHOTO April 2004
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 23 April 2004