Appointed to the Naval Academy in 1941, graduated with the Class of 1945 in 1944.
His career spanned 35 years: World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, five Pacific Campaigns in San Juan (CL-54). Designated Naval Aviator in 1947.
Naval War College, George Washington University, Industrial College of Armed Forces.
Commander Carrier Antisubmarine Air Group 59; Co Vermillion (AKA 107);
CO TICONDEROGA (CVN-14); as RADM CO ANTISUBMARINE WARFARE GROUP 54; DEPUTY COMMANDER U.S. SECOND FLEET
Two Distinguished Service Medals; Three Legion of Merit Awards; National Order of Merit (France)
Inaugural Vice-President Naval Aviation Museum (Deferred Giving)
Truly a man of God who will be remembered always.