Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Utah, 1959.
Field engineer, area supervisor Hughes Aircraft Company, Los Angeles, 1959—1966, senior staff engr, 1966—1968, group head design requirements Canoga Park, California, 1968—1970. Instructor, training coordinator Litton APD, Woodland Hills, 1970—1977. Manager training technical, skills, management Litton G&CS, since 1978.
Member industry continuing educational advisory council University Southern California. Member computer technical advisory council Pierce College. With United States Air Force, 1951-1955.
Member advisory council Los Angeles Regional Occupational Center High councilor Latter-Day Saints Church, bishop's councilor, 1974—1978, education councilor, coordinator. Scoutmaster, explorer leader, committee chairman, member district committee Boy Scouts America, 1960—1980. Member of American Society Training and Development.
Married Jonita Bernards Mortensen, May 13, 1954. Children: Jean, Deborah, Kathilee, James Rochelle, Jon, Lea, Carrie.