Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, Northrup University, 1968.
With Riveter Douglas Aircraft Company, 1943—1944. Draftsman A Lockheed California Company, 1949—1952, wind-tunnel test engineer A, 1953—1956. Design engineer Aerolab.
Development Corporation, 1952—1953, design engineer B, 1953. Senior design engineer Lockheed Georgia Company, 1956—1958. Design specialist Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Inc., Sunnyvale, California, 1958—1959, head vehicle model development, 1959—1961, head experimental vehicle design integration, 1961—1962, manager experimental engineering electronics research, 1963—1964, principal engineer r & d vehicle design engineering, 1964—1966, manager vehicle design engineering r & d, 1966—1968.
Assistant program manager DSRV, Ocean Systems, 1968—1969, manager naval architect and marine engineering, 1970—1971. Off-site manager development and testing Summa Mining Barge Systems, 1971—1972. Engineering management consultant Lockheed Petroleum Services Ltd., 1973, manager naval architect and marine engineering, 1974, director ocean engineering and technical, 1976—1983.
Acting manager LMSC-OMCO Ocean Mining Program, 1980. Program manager loan Lockheed Petroleum Services, Ltd., 1975—1976. Director ocean engineering and technical Lockheed Advanced Marine Systems, Santa Clara, California, since 1983.
Member special committee submersibles American Bureau Shipping, New York City, since 1984. Member Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sea Grant Collegium, Cambridge, since 1978. Member California Engineering Foundation, Sacramento, 1984.
Member advisory committee Bowling Green University, Ohio, since 1983.
Member of National Management Association.
Married Virginia Lee Calhoun, February 2, 1950. Children: Gary Lee, Michael Lynn, Julie Ann Krug Tornincasa.