Bachelor of Arts with highest honors in Geology, University of Illinois, 1940; Master of Sciences, University Illinois, 1942; Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford, 1949.
Geologist, Illinois Geological Survey, 1939-1942;
Geologist, United States Geological Survey, 1942-1955;
assistant professor geology, U. Alabama, 1948-1949;
associate professor geology, U. South Dakot, 1955-1957;
professor, U. South Dakot, 1957-1963;
director, South Dakot Geological Survey, 1957-1963;
professor geology, director, Water Resources Research Center, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1963-1969;
director, Washington Water Research Center
also professor geology, Washington State University, 1969-1973. Senior specialist environmental policy Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, 1974-1981. Geological consultant, 1981-1988.
Courtesy professor geology Oregon State University, since 1980.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Professional Geologists (certified of merit 1984, public service award 1985), American Geophysical Union, American Geological Institute, National Water Well Association (honorary, life), Association Engineering Geologists, Geological Society American, Society.Mining Engineers, Society Economics Geologists, Society Environmental Geochemistry and Health, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Alpha Kappa Lambda (national sec.1986-1989).
Married Frances Marie Keiffer, September 5, 1946. Children: Allen, Leslie, Heather, Larry.