|Birthplace:||Dayton / Ohio|
|Date of death:||28.02.1966|
|Place of death:||St. Louis / Missouri|
Bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Texas Technological College, 1960; Captain, USAF; test pilot in the Fighter Projects Office at Edwards AFB; in 1963 selected as Military Astronaut - Class 3; then selected for the Gemini 9 mission; he and Elliott M. See, Jr. , the command pilot for the Gemini 9 flight, were killed during an instrumental landing approach at McDonnell Aircraft Corporation's facility in St.Louis, Missouri.
Last update on July 03, 2008.