Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Milton College, 1951.
Senior research chemist, Pure Oil Corporation-Unocal, Crystal Lake, Illinois, 1952, 56-65; research manager, Varney Chemical, Janesville, Wisconsin, 1965-1968; research manager, Northern Petrochem., Janesville, 1968-1971; research manager, Ashland Chemical, Janesville, 1971-1972; vice president technical development, Armstrong Chemical, Janesville, 1972-1979; director research Capital City division, Stokley Van Camp, Janesville, 1979-1983; technical director Capital City division, Quaker Oats, Janesville, 1983-1985; operations manager, Capital City Products, Janesville, 1985-1988; self employed writer, technical consultant, Janesville, since 1988.
Volunteer fundraiser American Cancer Society, Janesville, 1990-1995. Board directors Milton (Wisconsin) College Alumni Board, 1960's. Sergeant United States Army, 1952-1954.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, American Oil Chemists, Serra International (local secretary 1982-1984, 92-93, local vice president 1993-1995), Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation, Wisconsin State Horse Council.