Year Inducted: 1976 (p)
Nominated By: R.H. “Dick” Taylor
Sports Competed In: Tennis
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Contributor
Attended Pueblo Catholic High School (1939).
Went to Notre Dame from 1939-1940... Attended Colorado College in 1941 for graduate school... Enrolled in Air War College (1971).
● Guided the growth of the Pueblo Tennis Club as its President for two decades, receiving the Dale R. Hill Trophy, which symbolized outstanding contributions to Tennis in 1964.
● First man to be honored as President of the Pueblo Tennis Club for two years.
● Founder of the "Dawn Patrol", a group of businessmen, Teachers and workers who played tennis before going to work.
Served for six years on the School Board of School District #60 (1955-61).
Nominated for promotion to rank of Brigadier General in the Air Force Reserve (1973).
Worked for Abell-Beaty Insurance Agency beginning in 1947... Became sole owner in 1959.
Passed away in 1976... Nicknamed "Buff"...Inducted posthumously to the GPSA Hall of Fame in 1976.