Student, University Kansas, 1943—1944. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 1946. Postgraduate, University Utah, 1946.
Postgraduate, University Utah, 1961—1966.
With Utah Oil Refining Company, Boise, Idaho, Twin Falls, Idaho and Salt Lake City, 1953—1961, American Oil Corporation, Salt Lake City and 11 western states, 1961—1966. Consultant Standard Oil Indiana, Chicago, 1966—1969. Vice president Mahler Associates, Midland Park, New Jersey, 1969—1976.
President McLean Management Systems, Wyckoff, 1976—1984, Heber City, Utah, since 1984. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.
Introduced SAFE HOMES, county and state, 1987. Chairman board directors Town Hall Playhouse, 1990—1996. Emergency preparedness coordinator Daniels Canyon area Wasatch County, Utah, 2000—2005.
Republican election judge Salt Lake City, 1964, Operation Eagle Eye, Chicago, 1968. Member Daniel Township Planning Commission, 1996—2000. Public communications director Church Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, New York City, 1981—1984.
Member of American Society for Training and Development (chairman New York metro chapter field trips 1972-1974).
Married Martha Lane Green, November 23, 1949. Children: Michael Hugh, Merrie Smithson.