Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, New York University, 1941.
Engineer, engineering supervisor General Electric, 1942—1980. Engineering instructor Blue Ridge Community College, 1957. Education chairman scholarship committee New York University, Albany, 1950—1954, member board admissions Son of Central Region, since 1970.
Board directors Friends of Rivers of Virginia, since 1996. Member of Ruffled Grouse Society (life sponsor), Virginia Outdoors Writers Association (Southeast regional vice president Trout Unlimited national, past board directors).
Married Mary Hammer; stepchildren: Laura Plecker, Carla Tinsley.