|Birthplace:||Zion / Arkansas|
|Day of death:||03.11.2006|
|Place of death:||?|
Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, Ret.; bachelor of science in mechanical engineering, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1940; master of science in aeronautical engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio; USAF Aerospace Research Pilot School, Edwards AFB, Edwards, California (1960-61); 1961 for military astronaut - class 1 selected; following his retirement from active duties 1965 - 1984 working for the NASA for Skylab and Space Shuttle; later assistant professor for aerospace engineering at the Texas A&M University.
Last update on December 14, 2011.