Graduate, Culver Military Academy, 1931; Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1935; graduate, National War College, 1954.
Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1935;
advanced through grades to general, United States Army, 1969. Commander 5th Rgt. Combat Team, Korean War, 1950-1951. Commandant cadets United States Military Academy, 1956-1959.
Division commander 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1962-1964. Commanding general Third United States Army, 1967-1969. Commander in chief United States Strike Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, from 1969.
Member Society Colonial Wars, Army-Navy Club, Tampa Yacht Club.
Married Regina Theresa Higgins, October 16, 1937. Children: Thomas Bullene, Edward Russell, John Lathrop, David Kerwin.