Bachelor of Science, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1949. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1950.
Field, engineer, design engineer, Tellepsen Construction Company, Houston, 1950-1952; design engineer, Giffels & vallet, Houston, 1952-1953; design engineer, Bovay Engineers, Houston, since 1954; principal, Gabert-Abuzalaf, Houston, since 1955. Consultant in field.
Chapter president B'nai Brith, Houston, 1957. With United States Army, 1943-1946. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Concrete Institute, Houston Engineering & Scientific Society, Lions Club, Tau Beta Pi.
Married Dahlia Edelstein, June 14, 1958. Children: Daryl Anna Gabert West, Nori Lauren.