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(b. 28 March 1935). 5th dan Aikido Schools of Ueshiba, 1983 [rank authenticated]. United States Navy retired 1974. B. A. degrees in Philosophy and Religion, and Fine Arts. Practiced judo from 1956 to 1962. Began aikido in July 1962 in San Francisco, California under Robert Tann. Presently chief instructor of University of Central Florida Aikikai.