1921 – Born on the 7th of May in Berkeley, California.
1942 – Finished B.A at University of California.
1943 – Graduated at Princeton University.
1946-1948 – Served as the 3rd Secretary-Vice Consul, Jidda, Saudi Arabia.
1949-1951 – Became the 2nd Secretary-Vice Consul, Damascus, Syria.
1950-1951 – Served as Consul, Beirut, Lebanon.
– He was the Consul, Jerusalem, Israel.
1954-1958 – Became the First Secretary-Consul, Benghazi and Tripoli, Libya.
1959-1962 – Served as the Counselor, Baghdad, Iraq.
1974 – Served as US Ambassador to Cyprus.
– He was shot and killed on 19th of August by EOKA-B snipers during a Greek Cypriot demonstration. His death came five weeks after a Greek-backed Coup d’etat overthrew the government of Archbishop Makarios and the subsequent invasion of the northern part of the island by Turkey.