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Retired United States Army major and inventor[2] Arthur Williams[3] was the father of Joan Williams, the girlfriend and eventual wife of the original Flash (Jay Garrick).

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  • Although this character was originally introduced during DC's Earth-Two era of publication, their existence following the events of the 1985–86 limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths remains intact. However, some elements of the character's Pre-Crisis history may have been altered or removed for Post-Crisis New Earth continuity, and no longer apply.



  1. All-Flash #25
  2. Flash Comics #3
  3. The Flash Annual (Volume 2) #3 (Jay Garrick and Joan Garrick Who's Who pages)