Bachelor of Science, Case Institute Technology, 1954; Master of Science, Case Institute Technology, 1959.
Research chemist, Tremco Manufacturing Company, Cleveland, 1954-1955; research chemist, Lubrizol Corporation, Cleveland, 1955-1957; graduate assistant, Case Institute Technology, Cleveland, 1957-1959; senior chemist, Glidden Company, Cleveland, 1960-1975; scientist Glidden division, Supply Chain Management Corporation, Cleveland, 1976-1985; scientist Glidden division, Imperial Chemical Industries, Cleveland, 1986-1988.
President Estonian Lutheran Church, Cleveland, 1977-1978. Member American Chemical Society, Estonian Philatelic Society, Alpha Chi Sigma, SigmaXi.
Son of Karl and Elviine (Rosenbaum) P., m. Marianne Elisabet Zettergren, May 19, 1955. Children: Christina Elizabeth, Eva Maria.