Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Allegheny College, 1913.
Civil engineer, Pennsylvania R.R., 1913-1915; assistant city engineer, Lima, Ohio., 1915; with, Standard Oil Corporation of New Jersey and Imperial Oil Corporation, 1915-1917; superintendent operations, marine department, Standard Oil Corporation of New Jersey, 1919-1923; president, Louisiana Oil Refining Corporation, 1923-1929; president, Beacon Oil Corporation, 1926-1930; vice president, Standard Shipping Company, 193-32; president, Eastern States Petroleum & Chemical Company, 1932-1958; Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Eastern States Petroleum & Chemical Company, 1958-1960.
Captain Quartermaster Corps, gasoline and oil branch, United States Army, 1918-1919. Member Masons (32 degree, Knight Templar), Phi Kappa Psi.
Married Ruth Dodd, June 27, 1916. Children: Martha Ruth (Mistress J. Newton Rodeheaver Junior), Richard Benton, Myra May (Mistress James Horsey Junior).