Director marketing and sales, N. American Aviation Company, Columbus, Ohio., 1956-1962; group vice president, Bendix Corporation, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1962-1970; president, Norden division United Technologies Corporation, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1970-1974; president, Piper Aircraft Corporation, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, 1974-1981; Chairman of the Board, Piper Aircraft Corporation, 1978-1981; administrator, Federal Aviation Administration, Washington, 1981-1983. Director Birchminster Industries.
Served lieutenant colonel United States Marine Corps, 1944-1955. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Member Society Experimental Test Pilots. M C.
Married Lorraine Bisgard, March 16, 1947. Children: Loralyn, Jon, Carole, Zack.