Student, Hofstra U., 1941-1943; Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, 1943-1944; Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Texas, 1950-1953.
Chemical engineer Manhattan District, United States Army, Los Alamos, New Mexico, 1945-1947; chemical engineer, University of California, Los Alamos, 1947-1950; senior scientist, General Electric Company, Hanford, Washington, 1953-1958; section chief, chemical research department, Phillips Petroleum Company, Idaho Falls, Idaho., 1958-1964; senior staff scientist, Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Palo Alto, California, 1964-1992; private consultant, since 1992.
President Edgemont Gardens Parent-Teachers Association, Idaho Falls, 1963-1964. Commissioner cub scout division Stanford area council Boy Scouts American, Palo Alto, 1973-1976, also cubmaster pack 36, 1973-1980, chairman troops 36 and 37, 1975-1977. Member administrative board Los Altos Methodist Church Served to colonel United States Army, 1944-1946, with research, 1946-1984, colonel research retired.
Fellow American Institute Chemists. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Magnetics Society Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life, elected senior member), California Academy of Sciences, International Platform Association, American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Kappa Rho.
Married Bennie Joyce Turney, September 5, 1948. Children: Anita Karen, Beverly Sharon, Carol Linda, Harold Thomas Junior.