Bachelor, St. Mary's U., San Antonio, 1947; Master of Arts, University Texas, 1949; Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1954.
Research chemist, Celanese Corporation, Clarkwood, Texas, 1949-1950; research chemist, Celanese Corporation, Clarkwood, Texas, 1953-1957; research chemist, Standard Oil Corporation of Indiana, Whiting, 1957-1962; senior chemist, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, San Jose, California, since 1962.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, New York Academy Science, Phi Lambda Upsilon, SigmaXi.
Married Mary Catherine Scheibl, January 22, 1955. Children: Terrance, Edward, Jeanne, Michael, Mollie, Bernard, Jeffrey.