Bachelor in General Engineering with honours, San Diego State University, 1948.
Analyst missile flight test, Convair, San Diego, 1948-1949; scientific staff assistant, ordnance engineer, United States Navy Ordnance Test Station, China Lake, California, 1949-1953; technical specialist, technical assistant to manager ordnance division, Aerojet General Corporation, Azusa, Downey, Glendale, California, 1953-1965; senior technical specialist Defense Technology laboratories, Federal Maritime Commission Corporation, Santa Clara, California, 1965-1975; senior research specialist Shock Hydrodynamics division, Whittaker Corporation, Los Altos, California, 1975-1976; ordnance engineer, consultant, Setter Associations, Inc., Menlo Park, California, 1976-1978; president, Daughters of the Revolution Kennedy & Associations, Inc., Los Altos, California, since 1978. Consultant terminal ballistician. Researcher in field.
With United States Army, 1940-1943, PTO. Member American Defense Preparedness Association (life, recipient Bronze medal 1983, ADPA award 1989), United States Armor Association (winner tank design contest. 1962), Royal Philatelic Society (London), Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, American Philatelic Society, Friends of the Western Philatelic Library, Sigma Xi, Sigma Pi Sigma.
Married Jacqueline Marie Harbarger, August 1949 (divorced 1965). Children: Michael, Robert, Laurie, Paul. Married Wilma LaJune Relaford, September 3, 1966.
1 child, Kathryn.