Oldham County, Kentucky , United States
Oct 06, 2019 01:58pm
|Info||Don was born in Parnell, KY (Wayne County) and is one of eleven children. He has been married to Stephanie 32 years. They reside in Buckner, KY, and have three children: Becky, Greg and Brian. |
At age 18, Don began working at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. During these years, he became a tour leader, taking visitors on tours of the FBI Headquarters. At this young age, he dealt with the offices of J. Edgar Hoover and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. After completing four years in Washington, Don left to attend college.
Don earned his B.S. Degree from Murray State University and his M.A. Degree from George Washington University. Don had a career with the United States Secret Service, serving 20 years as a Special Agent. During his career, he was assigned to protect former President Truman, Presidents Nixon, Ford, Carter, and Reagan, and Vice President Bush.
Don received recognition from the FBI, DEA, Department of Justice, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. While assigned to the Secret Service Headquarters, he served as the liaison representative with the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Congress and the U.S. Department of Justice, including FBI headquarters.
Don was featured on the CBS TV program ?60 Minutes,? as a result of an investigation that had an impact on fraud and corruption in Kentucky.
Don served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He is an honorary Chief of Police with the Louisville Police Department and a member of the Kentucky Peace Officers Association. He has also served as a member of the U.S. Magistrate/Judge Selection Panel.