Location: Coos Bay, Oregon, United States

Born in 1915,in North Bend, Oregon. I will be 93 years old on Aug 8, 2008. I graduated in 1940 from Colorado School of Mines as a Geologist. My first job out of college was working for an oil cdompany in the swamps out of Morgan City, Louisiana. In December 1940, I was drafted into the U.S. Army as a buck private. My year was almost up, when Pearl Harbor hit. They sent me to Officer Candidate School, where I became an officer at Ft. Belvoir in the Army Engineers., 4 years later, I left the service as a Captain. I then worked for HYumble Oil (Now Exxon-Mibil) in the Houson, Tx. office as a specialist in the study of underground oil and gas reserrves. In 1947 I returned to Coos Bay, Or. spent 19 years in the restaurant business, built a bowling alley, owned 3 service stations and 17 years in the real estate business. I retired at age 65 in 1980. I then got involved with the mining business in gold silver and zinc. Like the old saying, "what goes around, comes around." I started with mining and end up with mining. My wife, Kay and I celebrated our 65th Wedding Anniv. We have 3 fine kids, One girl and two boys.

Thursday, February 23, 2006

The story of Mathew, Apostle and Evangelist. He was a tax collector also known as, Levi. The Jews were his audience. He wrote the Gospels 37:68 A.D. The contens were the depiction of Jesus as the King of the Jews. The key words were Kingdom, and fulfillment. The key verse was Mathew 27:37. The characteristics . Evidence to prove Jesus ws the promised Messiah. The fast facts: 29 miracles, 31 parables, 10 sermons, and 40 times the old testament is quoted. He wrote 28 chapters, 1,071 verses and over 23,000 words. He wrote the 3rd largest New Testament book. For his faith, he died a martyr. Note: Father Pius painted the next 4 "Evngelists" on 4' x 8' sheets of plywood. Posted by Picasa


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