Joseph Poleman Harkins papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains copies of two publications, the Naval Aviation News, August 1966, and Tri-Supply, July 11, 1958, and a copy of a pamphlet concerning the Naval Air Technical Services Facility.
- Harkins, Joseph Poleman (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Joseph Poleman Harkins was born in Harleigh, Pennsylvania, on 20 February 1915. He graduated from the Mining and Mechanical Institute in Freeland, Pennsylvania, and the University of Alabama, where he received a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in the Army Corps of Engineers Reserve in 1938. According to a hand-written note on the Tri-Supply article, he retired from the U.S. Air Force on 19 February 1975 and died in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, in 26 September 1977.
0.05 Linear Feet (3 items)
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Two publications, the Naval Aviation News, August 1966, and Tri-Supply, July 11, 1958, and a copy of a pamphlet about the Naval Air Technical Services Facility.
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