Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Ohio University, 1955. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Ohio University, 1965. Master in Automotive Engineering, Chrysler Institute, 1957.
Engineer Chrysler Corporation, Highland Park, Michigan, 1955-1959. Design engineer Convair Astronautics, San Diego, 1959-1962. Acting instructor Ohio University, Athens, 1963-1964.
From associate engineer to assistant project engineer Garrett Auxiliary Power division Allied Signal Aerospace Company, Phoenix, since 1964.
Institutional representative Boy Scouts American, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1969-1970, commissioner, 1969-1972, scoutmaster 1972-1975. Assistant leader Girl Scouts United States, Scottsdale, 1976-1977. Member of Masons.
Married Laura Ann Covington, August 26, 1956. Children: Elizabeth Ann, James Bruce, Laura Anne.