Inducted in to the U.S. Physique Skating Hall of Popularity in 1995, he was the U.S. nationwide champ from 1935 to 1939 and competed within the 1936 Olympics. He went to Erasmus Hall SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in NY. He served within the U.S. Navy in Globe Battle II. He was raised in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Michelle Kwan also joined up with america Physique Skating Hall of Popularity.