Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1951; food and drug law certified, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1967.
Design engineer, Newspaper Association of America Inc., Los Angeles, 1951-1952; electromechanical development engineer, Consolidated Electrodynamics Corporation, Pasadena, California, 1953-1954; chief engineer, Lawson Engineering Company, Alhambra, California, 1954-1955; vice-president, director, P&E Inc., Alhambra, California, 1955-1963; plant manager, vice president technical Pharmaseal Division, American Hospital Supply California, Evanston, 1964-1970; vice president manufacturing, Hamilton Manufacturing Division, American Hospital Supply Wisconsin, Evanston, 1970-1973; vice president technical, Pacific International/Atlantic International/Corporation International AHSC, 1973-1983; partner, Crobern Management Partnership, Lake Forest, Illinois, since 1987; principal, Patrick & Associations, San Diego, since 1987. Director Bio Safety Medical Systems, San Diego, Steriderm Corporation, Escondido, California, 1990-1995.
Board of directors Junior Achievement, Chicago, 1979-1982. With United States Navy, 1945-1946. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society of Professional Engineers.
Married Julia Ann Stevenson, June 14, 1947. Children: Larry, Caren, Janice.