Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1954. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, Ohio, 1959.
Associate engineer Lockheed Georgia, Marietta, Georgia, 1954. Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Air Force, 1954, tactical fighter squadron armament officer Victoria, Texas, 1956-1958. Missile engineering & flight test pilot Air Force Missile Development Center, United States Air Force, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, 1959-1963.
Pilot Air Reconnaissance, United States Air Force, Southeast Asia, 1963-1964. Fighter requirements test officer Headquarters TAC, United States Air Force, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, 1964-1965. Resigned United States Air Force, 1965.
Advanced development engineering & flight test engineer to group engineer Lockheed Georgia, Marietta, 1965-1974. Co-founder, president Solid State Systems, Inc., Marietta, Kennesaw, Georgia, 1974-1988. Chief executive officer, president National Telcom Solid State Systems, Kennesaw, from 1988.
Consultant Lockheed Georgia, Marietta, 1974-1975. Bd directors business communications division National Telecommunications, London, Kennesaw.
Member Cobb County Republican Party, Marietta, 1975-1990. Member Cobb County Chamber of C., Marietta County Club.
Married Carolyn Erlene Harper, December 17, 1954. Children: Sharon M. Sherrer, Lorrie M. Keener, Susan M. Pallares, Edgar C. III, John Parker.