Engineer of Mining, Colorado School Mines, Golden, 1945; Master of Science, Colorado School Mines, 1963.
Geologist, United States Bureau Reclamation, Denver, 1945-1947; petroleum geologist, California Company, Denver, 1947-1952; mining engineer, bureau of Mines, Denver, 1961-1964, 66-77; faculty, Colorado School Mines, Golden, 1958-1963; chief, Libyan Geological Survey, Tripoli, 1964-1966; faculty, U. Maryland. Overseas, Tripoli, 1965-1966; mining consultant, Golden, since 1952; president, Oil Mining Corporation, Golden, since 1986; president, Oil Mining Group Ltd., Seattle, 1993-1994.
Playing member Jefferson Symphony, Golden, 1956-1975, Denver Concert Band, since 1975, Rocky Mountain Symphony, Denver, 1988-1995. Playing member, board directors Brico Symphony, Denver, 1958-1985. Founder, playing member Mostly Strauss Orchestra, Denver, since 1980.
Member American Defense preparedness Association (director) 1982-1998).
Married Marjory Annabelle Loyd, August 25, 1945. Children: Corliss Ann, David Franklin.