2. His great-grandfather, Jeremiah Hatch, a frontiersman, founded the town of Vernal, Utah, in 1878.
3. He attended Baldwin Public High School in Pittsburgh, Pa. During high school, he was on the basketball and boxing teams, and learned to play the piano, organ, and violin. He was also student body president.
4. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he served a mission in 1954 to Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan.