junior hydrographic and geodetic engineer, died suddenly on
November 8, while on duty as chief of party engaged on shore
work near Ocean City, Maryland. Born in Ogden, Iowa, on December
24, 1902, he received his early education at the public and
high schools of his home town and graduated in 1924 from the
Iowa State College with the degree of Bachelor of Science
in civil engineering.
He was appointed in the Coast Survey on August 15, 1924, and
because of his enthusiasm and industry and the painstaking
care with which he did all of his work, rendered valuable
service. At the time of his death he was on his first assignment
as chief of party.