Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Ohio University, 1911.
Engineer Ohio River survey, United States Army Engineers, 1911-1912;
civil engineer, Illinois State Highway Department, 1912-1917;
road engineer, Kansas Highway Commission, 1917-1918;
state highway engineer, Kansas Highway Commission, 1918-1923;
member, Kansas State Office Building Commission, 1948-1952;
engineer, general contractor highways, bridges, industrial, commercial, public buildings, utilities properties, drainage and flood control, Texas, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Mississippi. Employer delegate construction civil engineers public works committee, I.L.O., Geneva, 1953. Chairman of the Board M. W. Watson Inc.
Director First National Bank Topeka, 1943-1968.
President Topeka Disaster Group, 1951. Fellow American Society of Civil Engineers. Member Associate General Contractors American (president 1941, president KAns. chapter builders division 1956), Mississippi Valley Association State Highway Officials, Topeka Chamber of Commerce (president 1951), Kansas State Chamber of C. (president 1950-1951), United States Chamber of Commerce (director 1950-1956, chairman construction and civic development department 1954-1956), Kansas Engineering Society, Kansas Contractors Association (past president), Eastern Kansas Constructors' Association (president 1953-1960), Consultant Constructors Council American, Elks, Masons (32 degree), Shriners, K.T., Rotary (treasurer Topeka club 1964-1973), Topeka Country Club, Engineers Club.
Married Helen Wegener, August 23, 1916. Children: Helen Alice (Mistress Jack E. Lungstrum), Nancy Lou (Mistress Robert J. Bohl).