Associate of Arts, Pasadena City College, 1951. Bachelor, University California, Santa Barbara, 1953. Master of Arts, California State College, 1965.
Teacher industrial arts, San Diego city schools, 1953-1956; Teacher industrial arts, Citrus College, 1959-1961; Teacher industrial arts, Citrus College, Glendora, California, 1959-1965; engineering supervisor, Consolidated Electrodynamics Corporation, 1956-1959; member of faculty department technology, California State University, Los Angeles, 1965-1990; professor emeritus, California State University, Los Angeles, 1990. Engineering consultant Electro-Mech. Design, since 1960; vocational education adviser to, British Honduras, 1970.
Planning commissioner City Duarte, California, 1961-1963. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Robotics International of Society Manufacturing Engineers (senior ), California Teachers Association, California College and University Faculty Association, California Industrial Education Association (director since 1985, president since 1987), California Council of Industrial Art Teacher Educators.
Married Virginia Evalyn Malmgreen, October 10, 1947. Children– Laurie Evalyn, Charles Cortland, Robyn Lillian.