Bachelor of Science, Ohio University, Athens, 1950. Master of Arts, Kent State University, Ohio, 1954. Doctor of Education, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1961.
Postgraduate, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1983.
Postdoctoral fellow University Maryland, 1965-1966. Instructor public schools Chagrin Falls, Ohio, 1950-1953. Assistant professor engineering Grove City College, 1953-1956.
Assistant professor State University of New York-Oswego, 1956-1960, director division industrial arts and technical, 1960-1967. Professor technical education West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1967-1975, professor, chairman technical education, 1975-1985, professor, coordinator research project offices, department technology, 1985-1992. Director Appalachian Technology Education Consortium, 1990-1995.
Director division education and training National Technology Transfer Center, 1992-1993. Technical consultant, president PWD Associates, Dublin, Ohio, since 1974. Consultant National Science Foundation, United States Department Education, Agency for International Development, public schools, colleges, universities.
Member committee technological literacy National Academy Engineering, 1999—2004. President Aviation Resources Inc., since 1999. President Hart Field Coalition, 1998-2003.
Member Morgantown Airport Committee, 2004—2008. With United States Navy, 1944-1946, PTO.
Member national commission Technology for All Americans, 1994—1995. Chairman campaign United Fund, Oswego, 1962—1963. Member Monongalia County Development Authority, 2000—2004.
Member Council on Technology Teacher Education (life), International Technology Education Association (Academy of Fellows 1987), Epsilon Pi Tau (Distinguished Service award 1976, Paul T. Hiser Exemplary Publication award 1988, 99, Bill Hart Aviation award 2001, established Doctor Paul W. De Vore Freedom of Flight aviation scholarship 2004, established Doctor Paul W. De Vore Library. Endowment for Technology Studies, West Virginia University 2004).
Married Eleanor Jean Condron, April 7, 1952. Children: Harry Edwin, Michelle Ann, Phillip Charles.