Student, Carnegie Institute Technology, 1910-1914; student, Caton Technology School, 1915-1916.
File clerk advancing to chief engineer, American Sheet & Tin Plate Company, 1910-1936; assistant chief engineer, Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, 1936-1939; vice president, Treadwell Engineering Company, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1939-1940, from 1954; director, Treadwell Engineering Company, Easton, Pennsylvania, from 1939; assistant chief engineer, Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1940-1947; chief engineer, Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1947-1954.
Vice chairman Ally County Sanitary Authority, from 1955. Civilian chief engineer metals secst, Milt. Government, German, 1945-1946.
Member Engineer Society Western Pennsylvania (past president), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Iron and Steel Institute, Association Iron and Steel Engineers, Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, American Ordnance Association, Masons, Ashourne Hill Club (Warwickshire, England). Duquesne Club (Pittsburgh), Delta Sigma Phi.
Married Mabelle E. Bliss, October 2, 1912. Children: Florence Elizabeth (Mistress James E. Robinson), Norman Theron.