1933 - Born on the 10th of November in St. Francis, Kansas, United States.
1956 - He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas,
Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A.
1957 - He completed flight training after receiving his commission as an Ensign through the Navy Reserve
Officers' Training Corps Program at the University of Kansas.
1964 - He received his Master of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the United States Naval
- He became a member of the astronaut support crews for the Apollo 7 and Apollo 11.
- He received the Navy Commendation Medal with combat distinguishing service.
1973 - He was presented with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Distinguished Service Medal.
- He received the University of Kansas Distinguished Service Citation award.
1976 - He retired from the United States Navy on the 30th April.
1977 - He retired from National Aeronautics and Space Administration to become a coal industry executive.
1990 - He died on the 27th of April.
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