Student, George Washington University, 1915. Bachelor of Laws, National University, 1917. Graduate, Air Corps Tactical School, 1932.
Graduate, Army Command & General Staff School, 1937.
Second in command Lieutenant, United States Air Force, 1917; advanced through grades to Lieutenant general, United States Air Force, 1944; commanding officer 2d Bombadier Group, United States Air Force, 1939; director department tactics and strategy Air Corps Tactical School, United States Air Force, 1932-1935; assistant chief of staff for war plans, United States Air Force, 1941; commanding general Air Transport Command, United States Air Force, 1942-1946; retired, United States Air Force, 1946; Chairman of the Board, president, Peruvian Airways, Lima, 1947-1948; vice president, Hughes Tool Company general manager, Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, 1948-1953; senior vice president, Ramo-Wooldridge Corporation, Los Angeles.
Member City Council, mayor Beverly Hills, California. Member Order of Daedalians, Masons, Army and Navy Club (Washington), Nacional Club (Lima), Jonathan Club (Los Angeles), Los Angeles Country Club, Fort Worth Club, Omicron Delta. M C.
Married Violette A. Houghlan, May 26, 1929. Children: Mary Suzanne, Sidney Regina, Loretta Adrian.