Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, University of California at Los Angeles, 1941. Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Michigan, 1943. Master of Science, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1948.
Doctor of Science in Chemistry, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1949.
Materials engineer, Westinghouse Electric, East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1943-1946; research chemist, Shell Oil Corporation, Wood River, Illinois, 1949-1951; director research, Federal Maritime Commission Corporation-Chlor-Alkali division, South Charleston, West Virginia, 1951-1957; director R & D, Productol Company, Santa Fe Springs, California, 1957-1959; president, Cal-Colonial Chemsolve, La Habra, California, 1960-1987; forensic consultant, Braithwaite Cons., Whittier, California, since 1987.
Member American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers, Society Plastics Engineers, Western Plastics Pioneers.
Married Bernice May Hyde, April 29, 1949. Children: Charles Henry III, Betty Susan Braithwaite Artman.