Bachelor of Science in Military Art and Engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1945. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1951.
Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1945, advanced through grades to captain, 1952, fighter pilot Okinawa, Japan, 1946-1948, operations officer Mitchel Field, New York, 1948-1949. Member radar outfit Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina, 1951-1952. Civil engineer United States Air Force Headquarters Europe, 1952-1954.
Engineer United States Air Force Corps of Engrs Office, Boston, 1954-1955. Chief engineer marketing Gulf Oil Corporation, Philadelphia, 1955-1964. Owner Storb Inc., Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, since 1964.
Professional engineer storage tank advisory committee Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 1992-1996, member governor committee to review fire marshal regulations, 1964-1965.
Member fundraising committee Holy Redeemer Hospital, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, 1998. Member National Society of Professional Engineers, National Fire Protection Association.
Married m. Louise Catherine Williams, June 17, 1950. Children: Audrey Louise, Diane Elaine, John William Junior, Nancy Suzanne.