Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1936. Graduate, Command and General Staff School, 1942. Graduate, Armed Forces Staff College, 1949.
Doctor of Laws, Franklin and Marshall College, 1964. Doctor of Laws, Chungang University, 1970.
Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1936; advanced through grades to general, United States Army, 1969; assigned, United States, P.I., Canal Zone, 1936-1943; commander, 502d Parachute Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, 1944; chief of staff, 101st Airborne Division, 1944-1945; assigned, General Staff, War Department, 1945; senior aide to General Eisenhower, 1947-1948; assistant chief of staff operations, 8th Army, 1949-1950; commanding officer, 27th Infantry Regiment, Korea, 1950; assistant division commander, 25th Infantry Division, 1950-1951; deputy for training, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe, 1951-1952; special representative for President Eisenhower's European Defense Conference commandant of cadets, United States Military Academy, 1952-1954; readiness officer, Headquarters Allied Forces Southern Europe, 1954-1955; commanding general, Southern European Task Force, 1955-1956; chief legislation liaison, Office Secretary Army, 1956-1959; commanding general, United States Army, Alaska., 1959-1962; commanding general, United States Army V Corps, Federal Republic Germany, 1962-1963; commanding general, Land-S.E., 1963-1966; commanding general, 5th United States Army, 1966-1969; deputy commanding general, 8th United States Army, 1969; commander in chief, United Nations Command also commander, United States Forces Korea, 8th United States Army, 1969-1972; retired, 1972; management consultant, Hanjin International Inc., 1972-1985.
Married Mary Wadsworth, December 28, 1937. Children: Maurene L., Marie A.