Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Harvard University, 1951; Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1953; Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University Illinois, 1954.
Process development engineer, Hooker Chemical, Niagara Falls, New York, 1954-1955; manager pilot plant, Hooker Chemical, Niagara Falls, New York, 1956-1960; laboratory director, Texas Butadiene & Chemical, Princeton, New Jersey, 1961-1963; branch manager, Phillips Petroleum, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1963-1969; manager process development, Stauffer Chemical, Richmond, California, 1969-1977; director technical planning, Stauffer Chemical, Westport, Connecticut, 1977-1988; manager energy R & D, Kerr-McGee Corporation, Oklahoma City, since 1988.
Member American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers, Sigma Xi.
Married Grayce M. Stroud. Children: Tricia L., Robin E., Lisa A., Holly M.