Bachelor of Arts in Civil Engineering, Stanford, 1914. Doctor of Laws, Pepperdine College, 1962.
Engineer, Standard Oil Corporation, California, 1914; assistant manager Java and Straits settlements, Standard Oil County, New York, 1914-1917; chief structural engineer, Paul E. Jeffers, Los Angeles, 1919-1929; professional consultant structural engineer, Los Angeles, 1929-1933; co-founder, executive vice president, Holmes & Narver Inc., Los Angeles, 1933-1954; Chairman of the Board, Holmes & Narver Inc., Los Angeles, 1954-1971; board directors, Holmes & Narver Inc., Los Angeles, 1971-1973; honorary Chairman, Board Of Directors, Holmes & Narver Inc., Los Angeles, from 1973. Board directors Hyperion Engineers, Los Angeles, 1955-1958.
Member Los Angeles County Board Appeals for Building and Safety, 1946-1966, chairman 1956-1966. Member Los Angeles City Advisory Board Public Works Contracts, 1953-1954. Member committee civil and sanitary engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1956-1961.
Member engineering fund committee Stanford, 1959-1965. 1st lieutenant C.E., United States Army, 1918. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (president Los Angeles section 1949), Institute for Advancement Engineering.
Honorary member Structural Engineers Association Southern California (president 1937, board directors 1934-1938), American Standards Association, Los Angeles Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1956-1961, Construction Man of Year award 1962), Emeritus Consultant Engineers Association California, San Gabriel (California) Country Club, Coral Ridge (Florida) Country Club, Sigma Alpha Epsikon, Tau Beta Pi.
Married Alice Vida Lovejoy, November 7, 1919. Children: David Lee, Richard Lovejoy. Married second, Virginia Woodland Heagney, December 2, 1972.