Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, U. Kansas, 1959; Master of Business Administration in International Business, New York University, 1972.
Sales representative organic chemicals division, Monsanto Chemical Company, Cleveland, 1959-1962; sales representative plasticizers division, Monsanto Company. New York City, 1966-1968; regional manager plasticizers division, Monsanto Company. New York City, 1968-1972; director marketing plasticizers division, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1972-1977; director marketing plastics division, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1977-1980; director organic department, Mobay Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1980-1988; general manager dyes division, Hilton Davis Company, Cincinnati, 1988-1989; president dyes, chemicals division, Crompton & Knowles Corporation, Reading, Pennsylvania, since 1989.
First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1962-1966. Member Society Chemical Industry, American Association Textile Chemists Colorists, American Legion.
Married Marilyn L. Green Blumeyer, January 25, 1959 (divorced 1977). Children: Jay K., Jennifer L. Fording Rodenberg. Married Jean T. Cochran, July 12, 1979.
Children: Margaret Woodburn, Christopher Horner.