John Justin Desmond
(1920 - 2012)
John Justin Desmond was active/lived in Florida, New York, New Jersey / Asia, Africa. John Desmond is known for drawing, painting, ship designs.
Biography John Justin Desmond
Following is an obituary of the artist.
John Justin Desmond, 92, of Weeki Wachee, FL on Wednesday August 15, 2012, at Spring Hill Health & Rehabilitation Center.
He was born May 6, 1920 in Jersey City, NJ to John P. and Agnes (Byrnes) Desmond. Wartime service in the US Navy took him to China, where he worked for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. In 1948, he married Janina Hardoon in Shanghai, China.
He earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University and a Masters degree in Engineering from the University of South Florida. His work as a Professional Engineer took him to Indonesia, Malaysia, Libya, Puerto Rico, and Colombia.
After retirement, he volunteered as an
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