After Princeton Dan served in the Army as a first lieutenant, then spent much of his career in Corpus Christi. Later, he spent several years as a city planner for San Angelo and Webster.
Upon retirement Dan moved to Rockport, Texas, where he designed and built his home. Dan was an active member of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church for many years. He served as a lay Eucharistic minister, a member of the parish vestry and a participant with Community Table, Castaways, and a variety of other outreach and fellowship ministries.