Marine Engineer, Academy Technology Science and Arts of Design, 1940.
February 1960); 1 son, Antony Laurens. Married second, Helen Jemison, July 17, 1962 (deceased February 1978). Married 3d, Marilyn McDaniel, July 13, 1980.
Marine Engineer, Academy Technology Science and Arts of Design, Rotterdam, Holland, 1940.
Assistant manager repair department Wilton-Feyenoord Dockyards, Schiedam, Netherlands, 1945-1952. Superintendent machinery Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbldg.
Company, Mobile, 1958-1960. Project manager Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, Oklahoma City, 1954-1958, 60-63.
Inspector George Sharp Company, naval architects, Newport News, Virginia, 1960.
President.John H. van Aken Company, Incorporated., marine surveyors and consultant, Mobile, 1963. Non-exclusive surveyor Panama Bureau Shipping, International Cargo Gear Bureau, Registr. Italiano Navale, Lloyd"s Register of Shipping.
Named honorary consul general Republic of South Africa.
Decorated commander Order GoodHope (South Africa).
Member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, National Association Marine Surveyors, Netherlands Society Marine Technologists, American Boat and Yacht Council. Clubs: Athelstan, Fairhope Yacht. Lodge: Mobile Rotary.
Married Hendrika A. Bonneur, September 25, 1947 (divorced February 1960). 1 child Antony Laurens. Married Helen Jemison Waterman, July 17, 1962 (deceased February 1978).
Married Marilyn McDaniel, July 13, 1980 (deceased September 2001).