Full name: Joseph Hester "Joe" Patterson, Jr.
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: August 15, 1912 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Died: May 23, 1939 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Affiliations: U.S. Naval Academy
Country: United States
Joe Patterson competed for the US Naval Academy and the U.S. Navy. He finished second in the 1936 Olympic Trial in the 400H. He became a career Navy officer but it was a brief career as he was killed after the crash of the submarine Squalus off the coast of Portsmouth, NH in May 1939.
Personal Best: 400H – 51.6 (1936).
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