Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technology University, 1952. Postgraduate, Alexander Hamilton University, 1959.
Experimental engineer, Clinton Engines, Maquoketa, Iowa., 1955-1957; project engineer, Thomas Industries, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 1957-1963; engineer manager, Thomas Industries, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, since 1974; design engineer, Aro Inc., Tullahoma, Tennessee, 1963-1966; aircraft engine development engineer, Continental Motors, Muskegon, Michigan, 1966-1970; research and development engineer, Roper Corporation, Bradley, Illinois, 1970-1974; engineering manager, Thomas Industries, 1974-1988; senior engineer, Herbst LaZar Bell, since 1988.
Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Testing Engineers, Society Automotive Engineers, Michigan Tech Alumni Club.
Children: Charles E. III, Renee J. Rewitzer.