Bachelor of Science, Texas Technology University, 1955. Master of Science, Southern Methodist University, 1967.
Registered profile engineer, registered professional land surveyor. Field engineer Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, 1955. Manager L.K. Long Construction Company, 1958-1964.
Faculty University Texas, Arlington, 1964.
Consultant Agency for International Development, 1966, National Science Foundation, 1967-1968. Expert witness in court cases.
Served to captain United States Air Force, 1955-1957. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (president Dallas branch 1987, president Texas section 1992-1993, Professional Services award 1991, Award of Honor 1998), Texas Society Professional Engineers (achievement award in civil engineering Dallas chapter 1995), Rotary (president Arlington-West 1986, Paul Harris fellow, Rotarian of Year 1987).
Married Betty Ann Maples, April 11, 1968. 1 child, Alison.