Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1952. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1953. Master of Education, University Houston, 1980.
Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1944; advanced through grades lieutenant colonel, United States Army, 1974; retired, United States Army, 1975; supervisor facilities, Licentiate of Sacred Theology/TRW, Cape Canaveral, Florida, 1957-1966; associate professor, U. Houston, 1971-1981; senior design engineer, Gulf Interstate Engineering, Houston, 1981; supervisor professional development, Hydril Company, Houston, 1982-1983; construction safety manager, Eastern Indemity Company Maryland, Houston, 1983-1984; engineering designer, safety director, Houston-Decco, Houston, 1985; safety consultant, Larks Engineering/Cons., Houston, since 1985. Member American national standards institute Z359 Committee.
Fellow National Academy Forensic Engineers. Member National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society for Testing and Materials (various committees), American national standards institute (fall protection committees), American Society Safety Engineers, World Safety Organization (board directors Texas chapter 1988-1991, certified safety executive), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Scaffold Industry Association, American Concrete Institute, National Fire Protection Society, Veterans of Safety.
Married Norma Jean Colwell, December 24, 1957. Children: Terri Lynn, Kevin Jon.