Gerald W. Crisman was born to a middle class family just before the depression in April of 1927. Raised in Seattle, he was the middle brother of three sons. He joined the Navy the day he was seventeen, he went through the Naval Air Corps flying schools and was in the Atlantic chasing subarines and tankers carrying oil from Argentina to Germany before he was 18.
Now, this some 58 years later, after two wars and 36 years of police work, he is happily,(luckily) retired on his island in the San Juans of Washington State. E-mail him at MrAirCar@aol.com
Biography provided by the author, October 2002