Winner of eight PGA Tour events over a career spanning more than three decades.
He cut short his amateur career after World War II and joined the PGA Tour in 1949.
He had three PGA Tour wins and finished at the top of the money list with just over $72,000 in 1956 at the height of his career.
He had four daughters with his wife Jane.
He came in fourth in the 1956 U.S. Open, just behind the runner-up Ben Hogan.