BSChE, Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, 1944. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, 1946. Doctor of Science in Organic Chemistry, Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, 1949.
Designer of pilot plant, Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company, St. Paul, 1944-1946; assistant professor of chemistry, West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1949-1953; research chemist, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1953-1958; assistant professor department chemistry, Delta College, University Center, Michigan, 1958-1963; technical writer, American Petroleum Institute, Dallas, 1964-1974; technical writer, Entelek, Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1975-1989; technical writer, Michigan National Bank, Lansing, 1970-1989; technical writer, International Business Machines Corporation, Santa Clara, California, 1990-1992; software quality assurance tester, Aristacom International, Alameda, California, 1993-1996; technical writer, Oregon Department Transportation, Salem, 1996-1997. Translator Chemical Abstracts, Ohio, 1950-1963.
Member American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon.
Married Betty Merle Baer, June 30, 1944. Children: Diana, Kathleen, Merry, Tanya, Yvonne.