Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1928.
Research, development, high-speed aerodynamics, since 1928. With Langley Aeronautical Laboratory, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, beginning as research engineer, successively section head, division chief, then assistant director Member research advising committee high speed aerodynamics, fluid mechanics, propellers, compressors.
Vice-president and director engineering Republic Aviation Corporation, 1962-1965.
Vice president engineering Fairchild Hiller Company, from 1965. Wright Brothers lecturer Institute Aeronautical.
Sciences, 1944. Science Advisory Committee Technology Advisory Panel Aeronautical., Department Defense.
Visiting committee department mathematics Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1954-1956. Director Citizens & Marine Bank, Newport News, Virginia, Antilles Air Boats, Incorporated., Saint Croix, Virgin Islands, Mac Aviation Corporation, Ronkonkoma, Long Island, United Virginia Bank/Citizens & Marine (Hampton, Virginia).
Fellow Royal Aeronautical. Society Great Britian, American Institute Aeronautics an Astronautics (honorary. Member; member Air Force Association United States (honorary), National Rifle Association. Member editorial committee Journal Aeronautical.
Married Helen Sturtevant, December 8, 1928. Children: Martha (Mistress John East. Sim), John Peter.