1/27/1910 Born in Chateauroux, France
1933 Graduated first in class from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l’Aéronautique
1933-1936 Worked at Renault Factory as aircraft engineer
1933 and 1934, visited U.S. to visit american fiancee, Elizabeth Johnson
7/16/1935 Married Elizabeth Johnson in Paris
1936-1937 French Air Ministry, Division of Technical and Scientific Research
1937-1938 Bloch Airplane Factory
1939-1941 Liaison Officer – Lieutenant in French Air Force
1939-1964 (retired) – Aircraft engineer with AAPAIC which became SNCASO where he served as U.S. Technical Representative as well as aeronautical engineer (designed the landing gear of the VAUTOUR), continued in this capacity after a merger, becoming Sud-Aviation, until his retirement
8/10/1940 – Demobilised from active military service following the surrender of France, he remained a reserve Lieutenant until 1963
1941 - Following occupation of northern France, he and Elizabeth followed SNCASO's relocation to non-occupied Cannes
4/7/1941 - Son was born in Cannes, France
Early 1940's Contracted tuberculosis, went for treatment to sanatorium in the mountains
1945 Came to United Sates with wife and child
7/1/1947 Son was born in Boston, Massachusetts
9/18/47 Daughter was born in Boston, Massachusetts
12/1947 Received permanent alien Visa status
Mid-1960's received Legion D'Honneur, France's highest civilian honor, in recognition of his contributions to the post war development of France’s aerospace industry.
During the 1960's he personally pursued new areas of study on gravitation and Unified Theory with French physicist René DePuymorin
Was a founding member, with his wife Elizabeth of a Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Pennsylvania
Late 1960's opened Time & Tide French Antique shop with wife Elizabeth, which remained open until 2009, closing only after his death. They imported french antiques and reproductions, specializing in clocks and later parquet flooring. He worked on assembling and installing clocks, both antique and new, until his passing. He custom designed and had installed intricate parquet floor patterns.
At the age of 65 he apprenticed himself in France to a blacksmith to learn blacksmith forging, on return to U.S. had a working forge built as part of Time & Tide
June 10, 2000 his wife Elizabeth died
He continued studies into the process of gravitation and the unified theory throughout his adult life, up until his last days.