Bachelor of Science, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1939. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1948.
Instrument engineer, Magnolia Petroleum Company (now Mobil), Beaumont, Texas, 1939-1941;
commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, United States Army, 1939;
advanced through grades to colonel, United States Army, 1964;
retired, United States Army, 1969;
member technical staff/senior principal engineer, Computer Sciences Corporation, Falls Church, Virginia, 1969-1989;
retired, Computer Sciences Corporation, Falls Church, Virginia, 1989. Systems analyst Combat Development Agency, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1962-1965. Chief JCS Comm. Security & Electronic Warfare Division, Washington, 1967-1969.
Consultant Computer Sciences Corporation, Falls Church, 1983-1988.
Area coordinator Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Fund, Fairfax County, Virginia, 1977-1979. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life), Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Association United States Army, Sigma Xi (emeritus associate).
Married Peggy Abbott, June 7, 1941 (divorced 1953). 1 child, Gerald William. Married Mary Rita Bastow, May 15, 1963.