Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, 1946; postgraduate, Ohio State University postgraduate, University of California, Berkeley.
With, Publicker Alcohol Company, Philadelphia, 1946-1947; with, Thermoid Company, Trenton, New Jersey, 1947-1948; with, Mound Laboratory, Miamisburg, Ohio., 1948-1951; radiation chemist, Atomics International, Canoga Park, California, 1951-1952; physicist, reactor operations supervisor, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Livermore, California, 1952-1961; chief exam branch, division licensing and regulations, United States Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, 1961-1962; chief reactor safety branch, division operational safety, United States Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, 1963-1967; assistant director nuclear facilities, United States Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, 1967-1972; deputy chief administrative judge-technical, vice-chairman technical, atomic safety and licensing board panel, United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, since 1972. Consultant various nuclear firms including Danish Atomic Energy Commission, Risoe, Atomics International, Spanish Atomic Energy Commission, International Atomic Energy Agency. Lector nuclear engineering University of California, Berkeley,1955-1963.
Member American Nuclear Society, Tau Beta Pi.
Married Dorothy Theresa Patterson, June 8, 1946. 1 son, Robert Frederick.