Bachelor, U. Missouri, 1949; Master of Science, U. Missouri, 1950; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Iowa, 1955.
Instructor, Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, Ruston, 1950-1953; assistant professor, Texas Technology U., Lubbock, 1955-1958; associate professor, U. Houston, 1958-1961; visiting professor, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1967-1968; paleontologist, Indiana Geological Survey, Bloomington, since 1961. Research affiliate Illinois State Geological Survey, Urbana, 1954-1961. Professor department.geol. science Indiana U., Bloomington, since 1979.
Served with United States Field Artillery, 1943-1946. Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, SEPM (Society Economics Paleontologistsand Mineralogists), Paleontological Society, Indiana Academy Science, Pander Society (president 1985-1990).
Married Edythe Rose Evans, April 7, 1951. 1 child, Carl Evans.