Captain Martha Jane Harris, USCGR (Ret.), 79, of Washington, D.C., passed away August 19, 1998.
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she graduated from Pittsburgh University, earned a master's from George Washington University and a doctorate from American University. She served at CGHQ during World War II, and after the war, with a voluntary Reserve unit.
As a civilian, she worked for the Veterans Administration. Survivors include her husband, Robert, a retired Coast Guard Lieutenant; a sister, Virginia Metzger; a brother, Earl Lintelman. Graveside services were held August 31, 1998 at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia with full military honors.
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Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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