Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1936, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1965. Commander experimental destroyer United States Ship Winslow, 1948-1949, Destroyer Division 212, 1954-1955, Destroyer Squadron 5, 1961-1962, Destroyer Flotillas 5 and 11, 1962-1963, 65-66. Member of staff commander Seventh Fleet, Korean War.
Commander United States Ship Observation Island, Polaris experimental test ship, 1960-1961. Graduated from Nava War College 1952. Assistant chief Bureau Naval Weapons, 1964-1965.
Manufacturing officer Naval Gun Factory, 1955-1958. Commander joint navy-airforce task group that recovered Astronaut Shirra, 1962, Astronaut Cooper, 1963. Commander Cruiser Destroyer Flotilla 11, 1965-1966.
Assistant chief naval operations (training), Washington, 1966-1970. General manager Tri Country Metropolitan Transportation District Oregon, Portland, from 1970.
Born December 7, 1914