Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, University Wichita, 1956. Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, University Southern California, 1961.
Engineer North American Aviation, Downey, California, 1956, 1958—1963. Principal engineer Ford Aerospace & Communications Corporation, Newport Beach, California, 1963—1978, electro-optical system supervisor, 1978—1983, new business development manager, program manager, since 1983. Served to captain United States Air Force Reserve, 1956-1958.
Vice president Laguna Beach Civic League, California, 1972. Member Main Beach Committee, Laguna Beach, 1972. Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Security Industrial Association, National Management Association, American Defense Preparedness Association, American Rocket Society.
Married Mary Charlotte Owen Marchand, February 14, 1958. Children: Nicole, Michel Frederic.