Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Geneva College, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, 1952.
Sales engineering chemist, Valvoline Oil Corporation, Freedom, Pennsylvania, 1952-1956; laboratory supervisor, Koppers Company Inc, Kobuta, Pennsylvania, 1956-1962; chief chemist coatings division, Koppers Company Inc, Garwood, New Jersey, 1962-1967; chief chemist coatings division, Koppers Company Inc, Newark, 1967-1969; technical director coatings development, Koppers Company Inc, Verona, Pennsylvania, 1969-1972; technical director coatings development, Koppers Company Inc, Newark, 1972-1986; manager government compliance coatings division, Koppers Company Inc, Newark, 1986-1988; retired, 1988. Task group chairman coal tar coatings and coal tar epoxies Steel Structures Painting Council, Pittsburgh, 1975-1988. Representative on potable water coatings, protective barrier National Sanitation Foundation, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1985-1988.
With United States Army, 1945-1947. Member American Society for Testing and Materials, National Association Corrosion Engineers, American Waterworks Association (chairman task force steel water pipe committee), Steel Structures Painting Council.
Married, July 19, 1950. Children: Larry A., Karen Stoner Sweetland.