Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, 1961; Master of Science, Louisiana State University, 1963; Doctor of Philosophy, Louisiana State University, 1966.
Investigator, Louisiana Petroleum Refiners Waste Control, Baton Rouge, 1956-1962;
investigator, USDA, Baton Rouge, 1962-1966;
scientist, Mallinckrodt Chemical Company, St. Louis, 1968-1972;
senior scientist, Ralston Purina Company, St. Louis, 1972-1985;
private consultant, Technological Resources, Ltd., St. Louis, 1985-1990;
professor, Parker Chair of Excellence, U. Tennessee, Martin, since 1990. Director Business And Business Tec S.A. de Curriculum Vitae, Monterrey, Mexico, since 1985. Partner Business And Business Technologies, Inc., St. Louis, since 1985.
President Bio-Aide, Inc., St. Louis, since 1987.
Active St. Jude Catholic Church, since 1990. Member American Association Cereal Chemists (chairman 1982-1983, Geddes Memorial award 1980).
Married Betty Jane Jarreau, November 19, 1960. Children: Stephanie, Sherrel, Sondra, Norman A., Sharise.