Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1953. Master of Science in Education, Purdue University, 1954.
Mathematics teacher, Washington Junior High School, Fort Wayne, 1953-1955; engineer, General Elec. Company, Fort Wayne, 1955-1967; chief engineer, Hubbard Spool Company, Garrett, Indiana, 1967-1970; assistant professor, Purdue University, Fort Wayne, 1970-1974; associate professor, Purdue University, Fort Wayne, 1974-1992; assistant dean, Purdue University, Fort Wayne, 1982-1992; professor emeritus, Purdue University, Fort Wayne, since 1992. Consultant Magnavox Company, Fort Wayne, 1977-1980, Wayne Home Equipment Company, Ft.Wayne, 1975-1976, Franklin Electric Company, Bluffton, Indiana, 1973-1974, Essex International, Inc., Fort Wayne, 1971.
With United States Navy, 1945-1946. Member American Association of University Professors (treasurer 1985-1992), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, National Society Professional Engineers (board directors 1977-1982), Fort Wayne Engineers Club (treasurer 1980-1981).
Married Anna Lee Smith, May 13, 1949. Children: Sharon Lynn, Lewis David.