Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1956. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 1961.
Chief engineer, Solar Industries, Inc., Tempe, Arizona, 1967-1968; senior development engineer, A. Research Manufacturing Company, Phoenix, 1968-1979; assistant project engineer, Garrett Engine Division, Phoenix, 1979-1985; project engineer, Allied Signal, Phoenix, 1985-1991; manager II, Allied Signal, Phoenix, 1991-1993; principal engineer, Allied Signal, Phoenix, 1993-1998. Consultant Solar Designs & Sales, Tempe, 1976-1998.
Founding president N. Tempe Homeowners Association, 1975. Member, chairman City Tempe Design Review Board, 1975-1981. Nation chief Indian Guides, Tempe, 1981.
Member, vice-chairman Tempe Aviation Commission, since 2001. With Corporation Engineers, United States Army, 1957. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (director 1977-1981, 93-97, Lifetime Service award 1996).
Married Rieta June Peterson, August 3, 1963. Children: Daphne Lynn, Andrew Douglas.