Personal: Born February 15, 1935, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Died January 27, 1967 in the Apollo 204 fire at Cape Kennedy. Was married, two children.
Education: B.S. in aeronautical engineering, Purdue University, 1957.
Was chosen in the third group of astronauts in 1963. Had been selected as lunar module pilot for the first Apollo flight.
Updated August 4, 2006
Steve Garber, NASA History Web Curator
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