Age: 80

Residence: Originally Oskaloosa, Iowa (now Chillicothe)

Family: Wife, Dorothy; son, Steven; daughter, Beatrice Fernadez; brother, Robert

Occupation: Sprinkler Pipe Fitter

Education: High School Graduate, two years college

Military service: US Navy 24 years (retired)

Rank: Chief Warrant Officer 4

Assignments: USS Leyte CV-32, NATTC Norman Oklahoma, USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVA-42, NAAS Meridian, MS., USS Forestal CVA-59, NAS Cecil Field FL., USS Independence CVA-62, NAS Meridian MS.