Student, Northeastern University, 1950. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1955. Bachelor of Science, Naval Postgraduate School, 1969.
Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1955, advanced through grades to lieutenant Commander, 1975, chief reactor operator, 1958-1962, executive officer, 1963-1967, system analyst for Strategic Systems Project Office Arlington, Virginia, 1969-1975. Consultant, 1975-1977. Senior researcher Research and Development Associates, 1977-1982, program manager, senior scientist, 1982-1987, chief staff, technical director Springfield Research Facility, 1988—2003.
Underwriter music commissions, since 1987. Mission vulnerability consultant, since 2003.
President emeritus board directors Dumbarton Concerts, Washington, since 1982. Member of Mineral Society District of Columbia (president 1972-1977), Operations Research Society of America, Nature Conservancy, Military Officers Association, Naval Submarine League, Naval Institute.
Married Marilyn Adell Griffith, June 4, 1955 (divorced January 1968). Children: George, Susanne, Diana. Married Patricia Anne Kirsch, November 1, 1979 (deceased July 1995).
Married Christine Elizabeth Blair, April 1, 2001.