Sep. 27, 1925 Pasadena Los Angeles County California, USA
Aug. 13, 2002 Glendora Los Angeles County California, USA
He joined the US Navy when he was just 17 and served proudly in WWII. Was a tail gunner and flew in battles in the South Pacific from the USS Manilla Bay. His plane was shot down and his best buddy died. He was rescued. Airplanes were his love and he turned his love of them into his career by building radio controlled models. He later became the technical editor of RC Modeler magazine.