Bachelor of Science with distinction, University Minnesota, 1955. Master of Science in Geology, University Minnesota, 1957.
Teaching assistant, research assistant department geology University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1955-1956. Junior engineer, exploitation engineer, remedial operations engineer Shell Oil Corporation, various locations, 1957-1961, production geologist Midland, Texas, 1961-1962. Natural gas engineer Federal Power Commission, Washington, 1962-1966, team leader, 1966-1968, assistant section head, 1968-1978.
Petroleum engineer Federal Energy Administration, 1978. Senior technical adviser Energy Information Administration, United States Department Energy, 1978-1980, senior petroleum engineer, since 1981.
Scoutmaster Boy Scouts American, Bowie, Maryland, l970-80. With United States Navy, l945-46, 50-5l. Member Society Petroleum Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Married Helenmae Nancy Cox, July 28, 1950. Children: Christopher Lawrence, Jonathan Wesley, Jason Phillip.