Bachelor of Science, Missouri School of Mines, 1940. Bachelor of Science in Business Management, New York University, 1945.
General manager LCS Collieries, Inc., Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1946-1949. Manager mining equipment division Syntron Company, Homer City, 1949-1951. President Associated Engineers, Inc., Huntington, West Virginia, 1951-1963.
Engineering manager Vulcan-Cincinnati, Inc., 1963-1965. Project manager Madras (India) Fertilizers, Ltd., 1965-1969. Owner Chedsey & Associates, Winnetka, Illinois, 1969-1973.
Manager coal utilization M.W. Kellogg Company, Houston, 1973-1975. President HHD Energy Corporation, 1975-1998. Consultant, board directors Petro American Resources, Houston.
Served to captain United States Air Force, 1942-1945. Member Society Mining Engineers.
Son of William R. and Cora (Sapp) C. Widowed; children: William R., Ellen F. Sankowski, George L. Junior.