Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1938. Master of Science, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, 1951.
Head radar, design group Watson Laboratories, Red Bank, New Jersey, 1946—1951. Deputy chief, plans office Rome Air Development Center, New York, 1951—1952. Staff member Lincoln Laboratory Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1952—1953, leader, airborne radarsys. group, 1953—1955, head, radar division, 1955—1968, assistant laboratory director, 1968—1987, assistant director emeritus, from 1987.
Consultant SAC, 1968—1972, Defense Science Board, from 1978. Member, avionics panel North Atlantic Treaty Organization Advisory Group Aerospace Research and Development, 1968—1979. Member Army Science Board, 1978—1990.
Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1942-1946.
Fellow: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life). Member: American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Jerome married to Margaret Walsh, December 27, 1946. Children: Jerome, James Michael, Mary Ann, Susan, Patricia, Elizabeth, Edward.