AB, Xavier University, 1949. Master of Arts, Xavier University, 1951. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Xavier University, 1975.
Postgraduate, Ohio State University, 1951.
Aeronautical research scientist National Aeronautics and Space Administration Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, 1951-1971. Acting associate administrator aerospace and space technical National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 1976, associate administrator for aerospace and space technical, 1977-1979. Manager strategic planning and development operations General Electric Aircraft Engine Group, Cincinnati, 1979-1989.
Director propulsion engineering program University Alabama, Huntsville, from 1989. Member aerospace and space engineering board National Research Council, 1981.
Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
1 child, Christopher J.