Student, American Academy Art, Chicago.
He competed in the individual (semi-finalist) and team épée events at the 1952 Summer Olympics. Vebell was elected to the United States Fencing Hall of Fame in April, 2014. As a professional illustrator and artist, his commissions include work for the United States Postal Service.
He also executed commissions for many periodicals, including a long run as Reader"s Digest"s most popular illustrator.
Vebell was a staff artist for Stars & Stripes during World World War II, as well as the official courtroom artist for the Nuremberg war trials.
Fellow Company Military Historians. Member Society Illustrators.
Married Elsa Cerra, May 20, 1950. Children: Victoria, Renee, Andra.