Born September 4, 1924, Entered Active duty in 1943 after serving at boot camp in Camp Pendleton. Shipped to Marshall Islands, Maui, Mariana Islands and Saipan. Shot on assault of Saipan in June 1944, hospitalized at Naval Hospital in SF Cal, returned to active duty in Washington DC. Came to Sheridan WY in 1969. Married to Margaret (1949) 4 children and 6 grandchildren.