Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering, West Virginia University, 1944. Master of Science Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1960.
Junior engineer New York Central Systems, New York City, 1946. Instructor engineering Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1947—1956. Professor civil engineering University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1956—1992, professor emeritus, from 1992.
Consultant engineer H. Gordon Larew Consultant Engineer, Charlottesville, Virginia, from 1956.
Member board zoning appeals City of Charlottesville. Fellow: American Society of Civil Engineers (president Virginia section). Member: Chi Epsilon (honorary), Tau Beta Pi (honorary).
Married Mary Jo Thompson, November 22, 1946. Children: Jane Jo, Hiram G., Elizabeth T.