United States Naval Officer. Served in the United States Naval Reserve during World War II. He graduated from the Corpus Christi NAS in February 1942 and became a flight instructor in October of that year. In 1943 he flew with the Scouting Squadron 62 until November 1943 when he became a torpedo plane pilot with Squadron 7. From April 1944 to December 1944 he was aboard the USS Hancock as part of Task Force 38. Also part of Acorn 36, NAS Miami Opa Locka and Squadron 79. In November 21, 1945, he was transferred to Fort Lauderdale. He had 2,509.3 flight hours, 616 in Avengers. He was the commanding officer of the infamous Flight 19 squadron that disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle during a training mission.
Burial: Body lost at sea Plot: Dissapeared in the "Bermuda Triangle"
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