Ed. New York City School
m. Natahalee W [Harkness] (divorced 1973, although they are still listed as Associates in the 'Breakwater Yacht Brokerage' in Santa Barbara, CA in 1978))
prev. Bermuda Volunteer Rifles; RAF Jan to July 1942; Commercial & Aerial Photography
In 1940, employed by the Brewster Aeronautical Corp, Newark, NJ
prev. exp. 191 hrs in Tiger Moth, Stinson, Fleet, Luscombe
Address in 1943: 12102½ Hoffman St, N Hollywood, CA
Ab Initio Cadet
Postings: 5FPP, 4FPP, 10FPP
1 accident, not his fault:
- 22 Feb 1944, Commended for a forced landing (although he did damage a wingtip) in a Proctor II after there was an explosion in the engine.
Later worked in real estate in Los Angeles, then settled in Santa Barbara, CA
d. 5 Jul 2001 (age 86), in a Santa Barbara nursing home, 'Beverly La Cumbre' after an infection caused by a feeding tube being improperly inserted. The nursing home later paid out $2 million in damages.