Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University, 1942; student, Princeton University, 1944; student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1945.
Engineer electrical applications, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, West Allis, Wisconsin, 1942-1956; electrical specialist engineer, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1956-1972; senior electrical engineer, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1972-1974; senior design consultant, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1974-1978; principal design consultant, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1978-1982; private practice, Newark, Delaware, since 1982. Chief electrical engineer Fleetridge, Inc. Engineering Corporation, Wilmington, 1982-1983.
Troop committee chairman Boy Scouts American, Newark, Delaware, 1963-1978. Board elders, trustee Sunday school teacher 1st Presbyterian Church, Newark, 1965-1975, Sunday School teacher. Treasurer Nottingham Civic Association, 1992-1993.
Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1945. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (various offices, Industry Applications Society and PCIC divisions 1st Paper prize 1981, Best Paper award 1971), National Electrical Code (member code-making panel #5, technical committees 1975-1992), National Fire Protection Association (panelist on safety-related work practices National Fire Protection Association annual meeting 1990), Delaware Association Professional Engineers (member law enforcement and ethics committee since 1983), Delaware Pony Club (past district commissioner), Delmarra Morgan Horse Club (president), DuPont Country Club.
Married Mary Louise Johnson, September 12, 1943. Children: Fredric Donald, Ann Louise, William Harry, Jill Marie, Gregory Johnson.