Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Washington University, 1937.
Assistant master mechanic General Chemical Company, Washington Park, Illinois, 1937—1938. President L.E. Sauer Machine Company, Centenary Central, Inc., Dynasauer Corporation, Sauer Computer Systems, St. Louis, from 1938.
Member of Engineers Club St. Louis.
Married Freddie Pett, October 12, 1940. Children: Marilyn, Steven, J.P. Somersaulter, Kathryn.