Bachelor of Science, Missouri School Mines, Rolla, 1950. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1967.
Technologist, United States Steel, Chicago, 1950-1957; director, production engineer, Griffin Wheel Company, Chicago, 1957-1988; senior technical advisor, Griffin Wheel Company, Chicago, 1988-1991; director technical service, Amsted Industries International, Chicago, 1991-1994; railway engineering consultant, Elmhurst, Illinois, 1994. Chairman Elmer A. Sperry Board of Award, New York City, 1989.
Past president Country Club Highland Homeowners Association, Elmhurst, Ill, 1961. President St. Charles Borromeo School Board, Bensenville, Illinois, 1975, past vice president advisory board 1965. Precinct committeeman Representatives, Elmhurst, 1961-1969.
Sergeant United States Army, 1951-1953, Korea. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (chairman Rail Transportation Division 1984-1985, secretary-treasurer 1983-1984, chairman advisory committee). Member American Society for Testing and Materials (chairman subcommittee).
Married Janice May Carlson, April 7, 1956. Children: William, Robert, John, James, Julie.