Student Texas College Mines and Metallurgy, 1941-1942. Bachelor with highest honors, U. Tex, Austin, 1947, Master of Arts (University Scholar), 1948. Doctor of Philosophy in History (Bayard Cutting Scholar), Harvard University, 1967.
November 1962); children: Ellmore Alfred, Nora Beatrice. Married second, Miriam Helene Boysen Mann, August 28, 1971 (division October 1974). Archivist, National Archives, 1952-1955.
Historian United States.Marine Corps Headquarters, 1955-1956, Joint Chiefs of Staff, unites states department Defense, 1956-1961.
Associate agency historian Federal Aviation Agency, 1961-1967. Agency historian Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation, 1967-1972.
History researcher and writer, 1972. Member technical commission on history United States Institute of Aeronautics an Astronautics, 1970-1972.
Editorial consultant history of Federal Aviation Administration and predecessor agencies, 4 volunteers With United States Navy, 1936-1940, First lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.
Member technical commission on history United States Institute of Aeronautics an Astronautics, 1970-1972. Member American History Association, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, American Society for Public Administration, Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Harvard (Southern Arizona).
Married Rosemary Erter Champie, September 7, 1947 (deceased November 1962). Children: Ellmore Alfred, Nora Beatrice. Married Miriam Helene Boysen Mann, August 28, 1971 (divorced October 1974).