Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering and Mathematics, United States Naval Postgraduate School, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy in Aeronautical and Mathematics, California Institute of Technology, 1951.
Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1943; advanced through ranks to lieutenant commander, United States Navy, 1950; aviator, S.W. Pacific, World World War II resigned, 1953; successively aero engineer, sales manager, director business planning, Chance Vought Corporation, Dallas, 1954-1960; executive vice president, national Data Processing Corporation, Dallas, 1960; president, national Data Processing Corporation, Dallas, 1960-1962; also board directors, national Data Processing Corporation, Dallas program manager lunar systems space systems division, Martin Marietta Corporation, Baltimore, 1962-1963; director product development, Yought Astronomical division Ling-Temco-Vought, Inc., 1963-1964; general manager, Ling-Temco-Vought Astronautics division, 1964-1966; general manager missiles and space division, Ling-Temco-Vought Astronautics division, 1966-1972; president, Vought Missiles and Space Company, 1969-1972; vice president, Ling-Temco-Vought Aerospace Corporation, 1965-1972; executive vice president, Ling-Temco-Vought Aerospace Corporation, 1972-1974; also board directors, Ling-Temco-Vought Aerospace Corporation owner, builder, developer, engineer, Gemco Associations, Arlington, Texas, since 1975.
Member National Association Home Builders.
Married Margaret Joyce Moore, October 5, 140 (deceased April 1962). Children: Rilla Joyce, Theresa Kae, Deborah Anne. Married Jeanine Gard Brown, August 1962.