Summary: commercial fisherman and sea captain of the
commercial salmon fishing boat The Carmen Rose (which he named after his 20-year-old daughter
Carmen King) in Cordova, Alaska who had helped successfully lobby Alaska's lawmakers to assure
fishermen wouldn't lose their salmon fishing licenses while they serve in the
military overseas after returning from serving as a clerk in the U.S. Army during Vietnam.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand