Bachelor of Science, University of California, 1918.
Master mechanic Moering Brothers, Sacramento, 1916-1918. Field engineer Natomas Company of California, 1919-1920. Production engineer Wallace Refineries, 1920-1921.
Gas engineer, refinery superintendent Pacific Gasoline Company, 1921-1922. Chief engineer Refiners Construction Company, 1922-1928. Technical editor Petroleum World and Hydraulic Engineering, 1926-1929.
Consultant petroleum engineer, from 1929. President Yuba River Sand Company, Oliver Research Laboratory. President, general manager Wyandotte Orchards, Inc.
Director Pacific Producers Inc.
Served as lieutenant, science and research division A.S., United States Army, 1917-1919.
Married Mona C. Gardner, January 4, 1923 (deceased). Children: Suzanne (Mistress Luis E. Benitez), Grayden E.