Mr. Guy McConnell joined the Army in 1942, attended the Infantry Officer Candidate School, graduating in 1943, Class Number 279. He spent 23 years as an Infantry Officer and retired in 1965. | He was born in Butler, Kentucky, and was educated in public schools. He attended the University of Kentucky and later the University of Maryland where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. | Mr. McConnell joined the Senate Appropriations Committee in 1966 and served as a Senior Staff Member on the Department of Defense Subcommittee.