Inducted February 19th, 2009
Born in Wabash, Ind., who earned his college degree at Ball State before coming to Kern County in 1958 for a job with the Kern High School District where he taught, coached and held various counseling and administrative jobs. Began officiating football in 1962, then began officiating at some of the top AAU track meets on the West Coast. Spent 14 years officiating Division I football and was a referee for seven Japan Bowls. Also helped organize local junior wrestling programs.