Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1954.
Engineer product development, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, 1954, 57-58; department manager manufacturing, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, 1958-1959; group leader product development, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, 1959-1963; section head product development, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, 1964-1976; section head product supply, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, 1976-1998; retired, Procter & Gamble, 1998. Chair fats and oils chapter Procter & Gamble, 1986-1998.
1st lieutenant United States Army, 1955-1957. Fellow American Institute of Chemical Engineers (director food division 1975-1980). Member American Oil Chemist Society (president Ohio Valley section 1993-1994).
Married Jane Lucille McMillen, August 28, 1951 (divorced 1971). Children: John Edward, Lucy Marie, Ann Frances, Thomas James, Ruth Jane, Daniel McMillen, Paul Andrew. Married Penny Jean Fischer, August 17, 1972.
1 child, Thomas Owen Medcalf.