Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1950; Master of Science, U. Iowa, 1951; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Iowa, 1954.
Research scientist, Dow-Corning Corporation, Midland, Michigan, 1954-1958; research scientist, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, Milwaukee, 1958-1961; professor physical chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1961-1988; professor emeritus, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, since 1988; department chairman, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1965-1968. Consultant scientist Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Menasha, Wisconsin, 1981, 85-87. National tour speaker American Chemical Society, Washington, 1971, 74, examination subcommittee, 1972-1973.
Member Land Use and Zoning Committee, Oshkosh, 1962-1963, Pollution Control Committee, Oshkosh, 1969-1970. Contributing author Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, 1975. With United States Navy, 1942-1946.
Member American Chemical Society (past chairman of the section), American Sociological Association, Sigma Xi, Elks.
Married Geneva Inga Yancy, October 5, 1948 (divorced March 1972). Children: Nicole Denise, Steven John;m. Katherine Laberta Kruse, April 7, 1973.