Bachelor of Science, Butler U., 1948; Master of Science, Kansas State University, 1950; Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1954.
Instructor biology, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, 1950-1951; naturalist, Indiana Department Conservation, various locations, 1947-1952; assistant professor biology, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio., 1954-1955; professor botany, U. Georgia, Athens, 1955-1995; state climatologist, U. Georgia, Athens, 1978-1995. Research fellow Oak Ridge (Tennessee) Institute Nuclear Studies, 1958-1962.
Second lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Ecological Society American, Indiana Academy Science, Georgia Academy Science, Soil Science Society American, Crop Science Society, Agron.
Society American, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married H. Eileen Barr, June 3, 1950.