P. Michael Blank

Born and raised 30 miles east of Pittsburgh, PA in North Huntingdon Twp. Graduated from Norwin Sr. High School June 1968.  Attended Wittenberg University in Springfield, OH 1968-1970.  Worked for the Union RR, a subsidiary of U.S. Steel, summers 1968-1970.  Enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard, Sept 1970; retired as a CWO4(BOSN), Sept 2000.  Graduated from Northeastern University, Boston, MA with a BS in History, June 1995.  Raised a MM in Evening Star Lodge #147 Buckfield, ME June 1994.  Initially served as Master 1999