Date of Birth: January 1, 1920 in Evansville
High School Attended: Evansville Reitz Memorial Graduated: 1938
High School Honors: All-City; All-State; recipient of Kiwanis Award; led team to a 32-0-5 record.
College Attended: University of Notre Dame Graduated: 1942
College Honors: Varsity quarterback 1939, 1940, and 1941; led team to a record of 22-4-1; Chicago All-Star 1942; Honorable Mention All-American; won the Kanaly Award as football monogram winner with highest scholastic average.
Special Recognition: Spent four years in the US Navy during WW II; inducted into the Memorial High School Athletic Hall of Fame with the inaugural class of 2012.
Family: Wife, Florence; 7 children.