Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1955. Master of Business Administration, St. Louis University, 1963.
Management trainee Allied Chemical Corporation, Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, 1955-1956, assistant plant engineer, 1956-1959, plant engineer Fairmount City, Illinois, 1959-1962. Group leader Research and Development Anheuser Busch, St. Louis, 1962-1969, senior group leader Research and Development, 1969-1975, manager engineering, development and services, 1975-1980, manager process devel, corporation Research and Development, 1980-1992, research manager process development/corporation Research and Development, 1992-1994. Retired, 1994; consultant St. Louis, since 1995.
Member advisory board University Missouri-National Science Foundation Program, Columbia, 1977-1978.
Fellow American Institute of Chemical Engineers (vice chairman 1968, chairman 1970, section director 1970-1973, national program committee 1974-1977), American Institute Food Technologists.
Married Joyce Lorraine Gilbert, June 12, 1955. Children: Linda Katz Peotter, Nancy L. Schreimann, Barbara A. Katz.