Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Illinois, 1952. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 1956.
Research assistant professor University Illinois, Urbana, 1955—1960. Editor Heating, Piping and Air Conditioning, Chicago, 1960—1970. Editorial director, 1970—1971.
Executive vice president Z.B.A., Inc., Cincinnati, 1976—1984. President, since 1984. Industrial and professional advisory council Pennsylvania State University, North Carolina Agricultural and Technology University, Colorado State University, Texas Tech University.
Co-operation, and technical assessment in wind engineering. Advisory board National Academy of Sciences, 1958—1971. Chairman congregation and council Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1969—1970.
Treasurer St. Paul Lutheran Village, Inc., 1972—1976. Board elders St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1977—1980. Chairman new mission committee, 1977—1983, since 1987.
Chairman congregation, 1987—1991. Member advanced oun. Pennsylvania State University, Technology State University, Colorado State University, Texas Technology University. With United States Navy, 1945-1948.
Fellow American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (chairman various commission, international president 1985-1986). Member University of Illinois Mechanics and Industrial Engineering Alumni Association (president of the board directors 1970-1971), Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, Sigma Xi.
Married Joan Harbelis, July 1, 1951. Children: William Parry, Matthew David, Andrew John.