1984 ESHS Hall of Fame Inductee

 


 
   
 
 


Kenneth O'Rielly Dessert
Class of 1933

Academic

Attended Loyola University and the United States Military Academy at West Point; Master's Degree in Business Administration from Stanford University.

Career

After training at the Air Corps Flying School in Texas, flew B-24's as a Bomber Pilot in Europe and Africa during World War II.  Military decorations include the Silver Star, the Distinguished Flying Cross and Cluster, Air Medal and three Clusters, and various Theater Ribbons.  After 26 years in the United States Air Force, retired in 1966 as a Colonel and !!!!!!!