Bachelor in Chemical Engineering, University Louisville, 1943. Master in Chemical Engineering, University Louisville, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1953.
Chemical engineer Shell Oil Corporation, Norco, Louisiana, 1943-1944. Assistant professor chemical engineering University Louisville, 1951-1954, associate professor chemical engineering, 1954-1962, professor chemical engineering, since 1962, chairman chemical engineering department, 1969-1973, associate dean academy, 1973-1980, dean speed school, since 1980. Member Kentucky Energy Advisory Board, Kentucky Board Registration for Professional Engineers.
Served with United States Army, 1944-1946, World World War World War II. Member American Chemical Society, American Society Engineering Education, American Institute Chemical Engineers, National Society for Professional Engineers, Theta Tau, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phia, Omicron Delta Kappa.
Married Phylys Krebs, June 14, 1947. Children: Earl William, Barbara, Mary Kathryn, Robert, David.