Deputy Secretary of Natural Resources, 1969-71. Member, Legislative Council Committee to Study the Feasibility of Incentives for Construction of Waste Treatment Facilities, 1969; Commission on Nuclear Power Plants, 1969.
Member, Advisory Board for Department of Natural Resources, 1985-94; Governor-elect's Transition Team, 1986-87.
Research engineer, Robert A. Taft Sanitary Engineering Center, Cincinnati, U.S. Public Health Service in 1950s. Chief, Water Projects Section, Technical Services Branch, U.S. Public Health Service, 1960-66.
Assistant Commissioner for Environmental Health Services, State Department of Health, 1966-69. Member, Board of Natural Resources, 1966-69.
Bom in Vinita, Oklahoma, August 2, 1920; raised in Kansas City, Missouri. Served in U.S. Army, 1940-45 (combat engineer, Aleutian Islands, the Philippines, & Okinawa; bronze star). University of Kansas, B.S. (civil engineering), 1950; Harvard University, M.S. (sanitary engineering), 1954. Board of Directors, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maryland, 1972-87. Advisory Board, School of Engineering, University of Kansas. Member, American Water Works Association (honorary member; past director): American Academy of Environmental Engineers (past president); National Academy of Engineers; Water Pollution Control Federation (past director); American Public Health Association. Member, Committee to Visit the School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University. Author, "The Septic Tank System in Suburbia," Public Health Reports 73 (1958). Contributor, "Metropolitanism and Sewage Handling Technology," Sewage and Industrial Wastes (1959). Co-Author, "Statewide Management: What Does the Future Hold?", Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, American Society of Civil Engineers (1972). Gordon Maskew Fair Award, 1971, and Stanley E. Kappe Award, 1986, American Academy of Environmental Engineers. Member, Grace Lutheran Church, Bowie, Maryland. Married; two children, seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren. Died in Annapolis, Maryland, September 9, 2005.
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