Bachelor Chemical Engineering, New York University, 1951. Master Chemical Engineering, Villanova University, 1957.
Assistant plant manager, development engineer, International Resistance Company, Philadelphia, 1953-1956; program manager, project engineer R & D Center, General Electric, Schenectady, New York, 1956-1969; division manager, Environment One Corporation, Schenectady, 1969-1975; president, Alprax Enterprises Ltd., Schenectady, 1975-1977; manager, Mech. Technology Inc., Latham, New York, 1977-1980; president, Merton Allen Associations, Plantation, Florida, since 1980; president, Infoteam Inc., Plantation, since 1980.
Cub master Boy Scouts American, Schenectady, 1961-1965. 1st lieutenant C.E., United States Army, 1951-1953. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society (editor, abstractor Chemical Abstracts Service 1957-1978, associate editor ChemTech 1980-1985).
Married Barbara A. Goldstein, November 22, 1950. Children: David Roger, Richard Lewis, Randy Michael.