Commissioned ensign United States Coast and Geological Survey, 1923. Advanced through grades to vice admiral, 1965. Sea duty aboard ships surveying waters of Alaska, P.I., Atlantic, Pacific, Caribbean and Gulf coasts, 1923-1941, Alaska and Aleutian Islands, 1946-1950.
Duty with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Chief Division Charts, 1951-1955. Director Coast and Geological Survey, Washington, 1955-1965.
Deputy administrator, vice admiral Environmental Science Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland, 1965-1967. Public speaker Republican British Commonwealth Survey Officers Conference, London, 1951, 59, 63. Member Inter-agency committee on Oceanography.
United States member Consultative committee to Intergovtl. Oceanographic Commission United Nations Educational. Headed United States delegate to 2d United Nations Cartographic Conference for Asia and Far E., Tokyo, 1958, 3d Conference, Bangkok, 1961, Nairobi, Kenya, 1963, Manila, Philippines, 1964.
Member United States delegate United Nations Conference Application Science and Technology Less Developed Areas, Geneva, 1963. United Nations Educational Intergovtl. Conference Oceanographic Research, Copenhagen, 1960, United Nations Educational Intergovtl.
Oceanographic Commission, Paris, 1961, 62 (chairman delegate 1965). Member Mississippi River Commission.
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Commanding officer Air Force Aeronautical Chart Center, St. Louis, World War I. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers. Member Naval Institute, Society of America Military Engineers (president), American Society Photogrammetry, American Congress Surveying and Mapping (president), United States Power Squadron (government member governing board), American Geophysical Union, Explorer's Club, Cosmos Club, Sigma Xi, Sigma Tau, Masons.
Born December 24, 1903
1923 - 1941
1942 - 1945
1946 - 1950
1951 - 1955
1955 - 1965
1965 - 1967
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