B.Physics, University of Minnesota, 1948; Master of Science, University of Minnesota, 1949; Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1953; graduate Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1972.
Research scientist, Honeywell, Inc., Minneapolis, 1953-1961; manager operations, Honeywell, Inc., Minneapolis, 1961-1965; vice-president and general manager solid state electronics division, Honeywell, Inc., Minneapolis, 1965-1981; vice-president and associate group executive semiconductor group, Honeywell, Inc., Minneapolis, 1981-1984; president, Synertek, 1985; corporation senior vice president, Synertek, since 1986.
Served with United States Army, 1945-1946. Fellow American Physical Society.
Married Louise Takida, December 23, 1947. Children: Kathryn, Teresa, John, David.