Bachelor of Science in Engineering with highest honors, University of California at Los Angeles, 1959. Master of Science in Engineering, 1962.
Senior engineer Litton Industries, Woodland Hills, California, 1959—1963. Manager advanced navigation system Teledyne, Inc., Los Angeles, 1963—1967. Executive vice president International Engineering Company division ATO, Inc., Arlington, Virginia, 1967—1970.
Vice president Hastings-Raydist division Teledyne, Inc., Hampton, 1970—1973. Chairman board, president Navidyne Corporation, Newport News, 1973—1984. Chairman John Birch Society Board directors Virginia Ballet, Inc., 1979—1981, Virginia Peninsula Economic Development Council, 1982—1985.
Member Newport News Arts Commission, 1982—1985. With United States Marine Corps, 1953-1956.
Member of Tau Beta Pi, Institute Navigation, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, John Birch Society, Rotary.
Married Shirley Ray Mueller, May 30, 1975. Children: Alexandra Caton, Adrienne Caren.