JUD F. YOHO, JR., LCDR, USN
Jud Yoho, Jr. '36
Date of birth: December 23, 1911
Date of death: July 11, 1943
From the 1936 Lucky Bag:
His wife was listed as next of kin.
From Hall of Valor:
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Silver Star (Posthumously) to Commander Jud Francis Yoho, Jr. (NSN: 0-77108), United States Navy, for gallantry and intrepidity in combat while serving aboard the U.S.S. RUNNER (SS-275) During an extensive War Patrol, in enemy waters and despite determined enemy opposition he courageously and skillfully performed his duties as Engineer and Diving Officer of a United States Submarine and thus assisted in the sinking of an important amount of Japanese shipping. His excellent judgment and coolness under fire contributed in a large measure to the success of the ship. His conduct throughout was in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.
General Orders: Commander in Chief Pacific: Serial 34
Action Date: World War II
Company: Engineer and Diving Officer
Division: U.S.S. Runner (SS-275)
John Yoho '29 is Jud's older brother.