WILLIAM F. RIEDELL
WASHINGTON, November 29, 1952 – William F. Riedell, an engineer with the Bureau of Standards, died today after a brief illness in Georgetown Hospital. His age was 48. A veteran of World War II and a Lieutenant Commander in the Naval Reserve he will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday.
Mr. Riedell, a native of New York, was a member of the Manhattan Rifle and Revolver Association and a life member of the National Rifle Association. He had been a member of the United States Olympic pistol team that met in Berlin in 1936.
Surviving are his widow, Marion, and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William H. Riedell of Brooklyn.
RIEDELL, WILLIAM FREDERICK
- LT CDR USNR
- DATE OF BIRTH: 02/22/1904
- DATE OF DEATH: 11/29/1952
- BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 4311-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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