Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1954.
Research engineer, California Research Corporation, Richmond, 1954-1958; research engineer, department head, General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis, 1958-1986; president, Food Technologies, Inc., Minneapolis, since 1986. Technical advisor to food and nutrition projects in developing countries.
Delaware Democratic Committee Minnesota, 1968-1988. Founder, chair Medicine Lake (Minnesota) Area Association, 1975. Sergeant United States Army, 1946-1948, Korea.
Member American Institute Che. Engineers (chair Twin Cities section 1982-1983, general arrangement chair national meeting 1987, chair regional sumposium 1980), American Chemical Society, Institute Food Technologists.
Married Shirley I. Proulx, September 9, 1950 (divorced 1965). Married Shiley Ann Rhoten, May 5, 1965. Children: Sally, Melissa, Mark, Ann, Howard, James, Stuart.