Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Texas, 1947; Master of Science in Civil Engineering, University Texas, 1950.
From instructor to professor, University Texas, Austin, 1948-1978; department chairman сivil engineering, University Texas, Austin, 1972-1976; professor emeritus сivil engineering, University Texas, Austin, since 1995; vice president R & D, Earth Technology Corporation, Long Beach, California, 1978-1985; сivil engineering consultant, Kerrville, Texas, since 1985. Consultant Shell, Mobil, Chevron, Conoco and others, since 1958.
First lieutenant Air Corps, United States Army, 1941-1945. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers (J. James R. Croes medal 1968), Tau Beta Pi. Member National Academy of Engineering.
Married Harriett NadineKidder, November 28, 1942 (deceased January 1996). Children: John Hudson, DavidKidder. Married Catherine Wahrmund, March 16, 1997.