Term as Mayor: 1968-1973
Profession: Plant genetics teaching and research
- Served a City Councilman from 1950 to 1959
- Each year for 35 years he planted 100 seedling evergreens. "Evergreens are like a good friend. They are always the same the year round."
- He was an early developer of long holding types of hybrid sweet corn
- A city park is named after him