|Birthplace:||Brownwood / Texas|
|Day of death:||02.12.2013|
|Place of death:||West Hills / California|
Colonel, USAF, Ret.; bachelor of science from the U.S. Naval Academy, 1951; Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1960; graduate in Law, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, 1982; member of the aerobatics squadron Thunderbirds; 1962 for military astronaut - class-2 selected; later served in Vietnam, Libya and on the Ramstein AFB, Germany; retired from the actice duties.
Last update on February 18, 2016.