Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1943. Master of Science, Purdue University, 1948.
Instructor, Purdue University, 1946-1948; with, Trane Company, 1948-1968; vice president sales, Trane Company, 1963-1964; executive vice president sales, manufacturing and engineering, Trane Company, 1964-1968; vice president, Borg-Warner Corporation, Chicago, 1969-1976; chairman, president, chief Executive officer, Artesian Industries, Northbrook, Illinois, 1976-1988. Board directors Trane Company, The Smart Grid Power Systems Technologies, Hoover Company, Consolidated Papers Corporation, York Corporation.
President Metropolitan Housing Development Corporation. Founder, president Winnetka Interch. Council; board directors, past chairman Presbyterian Home.
Past chairman dean's advisory council Krannert School Management Purdue University. Board directors McCormick Seminary, University Chicago. Trustee Kenilworth Union Church Served to 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1944-1946.
Member Sigma Chi (Significant Order Constantine awards). Lodge: Mason.
Married Virginia Lee MacDonald, April 14, 1944. Children: Janet, William, Sarah.