Bachelor of Science in Aero Engineer, Purdue University, 1955. Student, Southeast Missouri University, 1951.
Research engineer Lewis Research Center National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Cleveland, 1956-1961, project engineer Lewis Research Center, 1961-1971, chief NERVA reactor Lewis Research Center, 1971-1972, head REFAN engine integration Lewis Research Center, 1972-1976, manager QCGAT project. Lewis Research Center, 1976-1980, manager Georgia propulsion Lewis Research Center, 1980-1981. Manager advanced turboprop National Aeronautics and Space Administration Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, 1981-1988, chief special projects, since 1988.
Consultant United States Aircrafts, Indiana.
Member numerous civic groups, North Olmsted, Ohio. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Sigma Gamma Tau, Tau Beta Pi.
Married Glorialea Howard, July 25, 1959. Children: Lisa Lee, Gilbert Howard.