by admin | Jan 1, 1937 | History | Shortly afterwards he was called to active duty to the Army Air Force and served as a navigator aboard a B24 Bomber flying missions over Germany. Gene served with the Army Air Force until January of 1946 at which time he returned to work for IDOT.
by admin | Jan 1, 1937 | History | In 1937, he married Emma Kathryn Becker and continued to work for IDOT. After three more years he returned to the University of Illinois and graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering. Following graduation he returned to work for IDOT.