Master of Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1945. Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1954.
Process engineer M. W. Kellogg, Jersey City, 1946—1951. Production superintendent, plant controller American Machine and Foundry, Long Island, New York, 1951—1966. Corporation staff member ITT, New York City, 1966—1969, assistant to executive vice president, 1969—1971.
Product line manager Levitt & Sons, Long Island, 1971—1973, senior vice president, 1973—1975. President Palm Cable, Palm Coast, Florida, 1975—1984, Palm Coast Utility, 1975—1984. Vice president Admiral Corporation, Palm Coast, 1975—1984.
Member school system advisory board Flagler County School Curriculum Committee, Florida, 1979—1981. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1945-1946.
Married Lois Betty Koch Murtaugh, September 6, 1952. Children: Gordon, Joan Murtaugh Borstell, Kathryn Murtaugh Ross, Thomas, Patricia.