Born at Stamford, TX; deaf in young childhood from meningitis. Graduated the Texas School for the Deaf, then Gallaudet College (1935); was a prominent football athlete at both schools. First worked at the New York School for the Deaf as a military instructor and coach, then as a full-time coach in the Amarillo [TX] Public Schools system for 5 years. Left to become a machine bookkeeper for a hardware store, but continued as an amateur coach in his free time. Married Gustyne Fisk. Active in local and state deaf organizations.
Successful Careers out of Gallaudet College, Series 2, p.11-13.