Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, Mississippi State College, Starkville, 1950. Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, University Colorado, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering, University Texas, 1962.
Instructor, Mississippi State University, 1948-1949; instructor, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1950-1951; design specialist in aerodynamics, Convair division General Dynamics, Pomona, California, 1951-1958; assistant professor, University Texas, Austin, 1958-1965; associate professor mechanic and aerospace engineering, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1965-1967; professor, associate head department mechanic aerospace and industrial engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1967-1976; professor mechanic engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1976-1987; professor emeritus, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, since 1987; construction engineering in private practice, Prairieville, Louisiana, since 1987.
President Oak Hills Civic Association, Baton Rouge, 1970-1976. Vice president Campus Federal Credit Union, Baton Rouge, 1970-1985. Member Plan of Government Study, Baton Rouge, 1972.
Past president Aerospace Department Heads Association, Baton Rouge, 1976. Sergeant United States Army, 1940-1945. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (chairman Baton Rouge section 1989-1990).
Member National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society Engineering Educators, Society Automotive Engineers, Louisiana Engineering Society, Sigma Xi.
Married Daisy Isabel Monte, September 4, 1948. Children: Dianne, Percy Hugh (deceased), Walter, Camille, Theresa.