Associate of Arts, Santa Rosa (California) Junior College, 1962; Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, San Jose State University, 1966; Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Chemistry, California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1972.
Project scientist, Union Carbide Corporation Chemicals and Plastics, Bound Brook, New Jersey, 1972-1977; manager Research and Development, General Electric Plastics, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1977-1984; manager Research and Development, General Electric Plastics, Mount Vernon, Indiana, 1984-1989; vice president technical, Highland Industries Inc., Greensboro, North Carolina, since 1989.
Member Society Plastic Engineers.
Married Mavis Juell Pawcrazzi. 1 child, Michael Ross. Married Merry Jo Chapman.
Children: Dean Allen, Craig Michael, Dawn Michelle.