Miami High School 1933 -- Valedictorian, lettered basketball 4 years
Missouri Valley College 1937 -- Magna Cum Laude, lettered basketball 4 years, baseball 3 years, Pi Gamma Mu, Alpha Delta Kappa, Student Senate
Credit Manager, Wilson Sporting Goods, Kansas City and St. Louis, Missouri. Played league basketball and softball for Wilson and Gold Bond.
Commissioned Ensign, Supply Corps, US Naval Reserve. Attended Harvard University, served at Great Lakes; Walnut Ridge, Arkansas and in Philippine Theater. Released from active duty.
Commissioned Lieutenant, Supply Corps, regular Navy. Served in New Orleans; Panama Canal Zone; Point Mugu, California; served as Supply Officer on USS Iowa (BB-61) in Korean Waters and at Naval Air Station, Astoria, Oregon.
Earned Masters in Business Administration from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor -- second in class with 3.91 average. Spent 3 months with General Motors, military intern program.
Served as Depot Planning Officer, Naval Supply Depot, Guam. Coached Depot basketball team which won All-Island Championship. Promoted to Commander, Supply Corps in 1958.
Served as Contracting Officer for Defense Atomic Support Agency, Washington DC.
Served as Supply Officer on USS Jason (AR-8) in Vietnamese Theater. Coached ship's basketball team which, in 1962, won 47 games and lost 1.
Served as Director of Purchase Division, Aviation Supply Office, Philadelphia. Promoted to Captain, Supply Corps in 1964.
Served as Commander, Defense Contract Administration Services Region, St. Louis. Administered Navy, Army, Air Force and NASA contracts, supervised 1600 civilian and military personnel in 8 state area.
NAVY MEDALS AND AWARDS
US Navy Legion of Merit, Korean Service, Asiatic Pacific Campaign, Liberation of the Philippines, National Defense Services, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, President's Council on Youth Opportunity, US Navy Award of Esteem
Retired with second wife Bonnie to Miami, Missouri October 1, 1970