Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Minnesota, 1960. Postgraduate, University Delaware, 1966.
Researcher, Sun Oil, 1960-1967; vice president operations, Custom Chemicals, Inc., 1967-1968; Engineer, supervisor, United States Steel Chemicals, Haverhill, Ohio., 1968-1976; product manager, United States Steel Chemicals, Pittsburgh, 1976-1980; general manager, United States Steel Chemicals, Cincinnati, 1980-1982; vice president, United States Steel Chemicals, Pittsburgh, 1982-1985; president, United States Steel Chemicals, Pittsburgh, 1985-1986; president, chief operating officer, Aristech Chemical Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1986-1993; vice chairman, Aristech Chemical Company, Pittsburgh, 1994-1995; retired,, 1995. Board directors Albermarle Corporation, Remote Method Invocation Titanium Co, Duquesne U.
Member citizen's sponsoring committee Allegheny Conference Community Development. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Alpha Chi Sigma.
Married Dawn Marie Traver, June 13, 1959. Children– Lee Erik, Karin Ingrid, Jon Kristien, Jenni Kate.