Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1933; Master of Science, Purdue University, 1934; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1937.
Instructor department biochemistry, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1937-1942; assistant professor, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1942-1946; associate professor, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1946-1951; professor, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1951-1978; director clinical biochemistry laboratory, University Hospitals, 1952-1964; professor pathology, U. Iowa, 1970-1978; director special clinical chemical laboratory, U. Iowa, 1970-1978. President American Board Clinical Chemistry, Washington, 1957-1973. Consultant Veterans Administration Hospital., Iowa City, 1952-1978.
Fellow American Institute Chemists. Member American Association Clinical Chemists (past president, award for outstanding efforts in education and training 1973).
Married Dorothy Francis Hayes, September 4, 1937 (widowed May 1972). Children: Joseph Hayes, John Michael. Married Elizabeth Marie Hayes, December 4, 1976 (widowed February 1990).