Inducted: August 15, 1987 in South Bend, IN
Date of Birth: March 2, 1935 in Dayton, OH
High School Attended: Warsaw, IN Graduated: 1953
High School Honors: Senior Class Vice-President; awards in football, basketball, and track; All-State linebacker 1952; leader of undefeated team in 1952; played for North in North-South All-Star Game.
College Attended: Purdue University Graduated: 1960
College Honors: High academic standing; distinguished student candidate; co-captain of football team; two-way player at linebacker and center; Honorable Mention All-American; team was ranked as nation's second leading defensive team in 1958.
Professional Athletic Background: Tried out with Ottawa Rough Riders, surviving to last cut under Coach George Terlep.
Special Recognition: Active in civic affairs; works with youth of community; coach of State Champion girls softball team; served as president of Warsaw Coil Company.
Family: Wife, Bess; children, Nick, Carrie, and Cindy.