Student, Illinois Institute of Technology and Acme Steel Company, 1942—1943. Bachelor of Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1947. Master of Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1952.
Engineer Automatic Electric Company, Chicago, 1947-1949, Inland Steel Company, East Chicago, Indiana, 1952-1956. Senior project engineer Gulf States Tube division Vision Metals, Rosenberg, Texas, 1956—2001. Fallout shelter analyst Federal Emergency Management, Washington, since 1970.
Dealer Amsoil, 1977—2006. President Fabricators, Inc., Rosenberg, Texas. Substitute teacher Lamar Consolidated Indiana School District, Rosenberg, 2001—2003.
With United States Navy, 1944-1946.
Chairman 4H Adult Leaders Association, 1968. Election judge Fort Bend County Representatives, 1965. Member of National Society of Professional Engineers, Veterans of Foreign Wars (life.
Quartermaster 1984), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (life), Houston Inventors Association, American Society Engineering Education (industry chairman 1969), Fluid Power Society, Texas Society Professional Engineers (education chairman 1969), Association Iron and Steel Engineers (life), Handyman Club American, American Legion.
Married Dorothy Elsie Gray, September 16, 1947 (deceased 1994). Children: Jane Tourtellotte Collins, Kathryn Tourtellotte Bauman, Thomas. Married Linda M. Merritt, July 1, 1995.