Bachelor of Arts (Rector scholar), DePauw University, 1936; Doctor of Science, DePauw University, 1973; A.M., University of Michigan, 1937; Doctor of Philosophy (University fellow, Rackham predoctoral and postdoctoral fellow), University of Michigan, 1941.
Teaching and research, a principal designer, ENIAC, Moore School Elec. Engineering, University Pennsylvania, 1941-1946;
consultant, Institute Advanced Study Digital Computer, 1946-1948;
consultant digital computers, Burroughs Corporation, 1948-1954;
consultant, Oak Ridge Computer, Argonne National Laboratory, 1950-1951;
assistant professor philosophy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1946-1948;
associate professor, University of Michigan, 1948-1954;
professor, University of Michigan, since 1954;
department chairman communication science, University of Michigan, 1967-1971. Research associate University of Chicago, 1950-1951, Harvard, 1955.
Visiting professor applied mathematics University of Illinois, 1960. Visiting professor Indian Institute Technology, Kanpur, India, 1965-1966. Fellow Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California, 1971-1972.
Henry Russel lecturer University of Michigan, 1978. Pioneer lecturer Digital Computer Museum, 1982. Distinguished senior faculty lecturer College, Literature, Science and Arts, University of Michigan, 1982.
Gillies lecturer University of Illinois, 1983. Member Society Fellows, University of Michigan, 1975-1980, chairman, 1975-1978.
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Member Association Symbolic Logic (council, Executive Committee 1956-1958), American Philosophical Association (program, Executive Committee, vice president Western division 1971-1972, president 1972-1973), Association Computing Machinery, Philosophy of Science Association (governor, president 1975-1976), Charles S. Peirce Society (president 1954-1955), Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Delta Sigma Rho, Phi Kappa Phi, Eta Kappa Nu.
Married Alice Grace Rowe, February 27, 1943. Children— Edward, Nancy, Douglas.