Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1964; Master of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1967; Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell Univercity, 1970.
Graduate research assistant, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1964-1966; graduate research assistant, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1966-1970; research geneticist, USDA-Agricultural Research Svc., Beltsville, Maryland., since 1970; research leader animal improvement programs laboratory, USDA-Agricultural Research Svc., Beltsville, Maryland., since 1988. Member research advising committee American Jersey Cattle Association, Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Genetic advancement committee Holstein Association, Brattleboro, Vermont.
Organisation leader Fulton 4-H Club. Coach Maryland. 4-H Dairy Bowl Team, College Park, 1992-1993, Fulton 4-H Nutrition Bowl Team. Member National Dairy Shrine (board directors), American Dairy Science Association (J.L. Lush Genetics award 1995), Federation of America Socs. of Food Animal Scientists, Maryland.
Jersey Cattle Club (president 1992-1996), Alpha Zeta.
Married Roslyn Anne Waring, July 14, 1974. Children: Kathryn Evonne, Jill Rebecca, Diane Andrea.