Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Oregon State University, 1941. Master of Science in Engineering, Oregon State University, 1943.
Stress engineer Curtiss Wright Corporation, Louisville, 1943—1944. Structural engineer C.E. United States Army, Portland, 1944—1945. Engineer O.C. Schoenwerk Consultant Engineer, Longview, Washington, 1945, Timber Structures, Inc., Portland, 1946—1952, Cooper & Rose, Consultant Engineers, Portland, 1952—1962.
Consultant structural engineer, since 1962. Member Oregon safety codes advisory committee for basic industrial safety, 1967. Member special advisory committee National Design Specifications, National Forest Products Association, 1982, 85.
Member United States Chamber of Commerce. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (life). Member Consultant Engineers Council Oregon, American Consultant Engineers Council, International Association Bridge and Structural Engineering, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Structural Engineers Association Northern California, American Concrete Institute, Structural Engineers Association Oregon (life), American Institute Timber Construction, International Conference Building Officials, Associated Oregon Industries, National Federation Indiana Business, Sigma Xi (associate), Sigma Tau.
Married Florence E. Shook, June 14, 1942. Children: Ardabeth Anne, Lois Kay, Cheryl Gayle, Michelle Lynn.