Biosystems Engineering, Electronics Institute Technology, Detroit, 1962; MSD, Brotherhood of White Temple, Sedalia, Colorado, 1975.
Avionics technician, United States Air Force, 1952-1956; systems design engineer, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Toledo, 1956-1959; customer engineer, International Business Machines Corporation, Detroit, 1962-1966; territory manager, Management Assistance Inc., Detroit, 1966-1971; owner, manager, Sonny's Rainbow, Toledo, 1969-1984; owner, operator, Rainbow Lapidary Art School, Toledo, 1971-1974; maintenance mechanic, Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority, Toledo, 1984-1986; electronics educator, dean department engineering, Stautzenberger College, Toledo, 1987-1992; director, RETS Institute Technology, Toledo, 1992-1994; department chair engineering, Davis College, Toledo, 1994; consultant, Midwest Management Systems, Tecumseh, Mississippi, 1995-1996. Master gem cutter and carver, originator of the rainbow cut. Consultant Midwest Management Systems, Tecumseh, 1995-1996.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, BOAZ, American Society for Engineering Educators, Toledo Gem Club (president 1970-1974), Masons, Shriners.
Married Marlene Carole Ashenfelter, September 14, 1984.