Mason wilt was born in Philadelphia in 1922. he served with the 66th Infantry, 2nd Battalion during WWII.
He was involved in the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp.
He was married to Mary Berry, worked as a petroleum engineer with Phillips 66 and was responsible for several patent designs. He was a father of 2 and a grandfather of 6.
Mason died on August 2, 1999.