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date: 15 November 2019

Joy, Charles Turnerlocked

(17 February 1895–06 June 1956)
  • Robert James Cressman

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Joy, Charles Turner (17 February 1895–06 June 1956), naval officer and diplomat, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Duncan Joy, a cotton broker, and Lucy Barlow Turner. Educated at private schools in St. Louis, New York, and Pennsylvania, and appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy from Illinois’s Twenty-second District in July 1912, Joy received his ensign’s commission in June 1916....

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