Student, Marietta College, 1954. Bachelor of Science in Math, Ohio University, 1956. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Ohio University, 1957.
Master of Science in Civil Engineering, University Illinois, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1964.
Construction superintendent, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, White Plains, New York, 1955-1956;
professor сivil engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, since 1963. Consultant in structural analysis and aerospace technical, nuclear reactor stress analysis. Consultant earthquake analysis of nuclear reactor facilities.
Consultant to the United States Army on military logistics.
President Charlottesville Parent-Teachers Association Council, 1969-1973. Chairman joint board Charlottesville-Albemarle Technology Education Center, 1973-1974. Board directors Planned Parenthood Central Virginia, 1969-1976, WVPT Educational television, 1979-1980, Piedmont Virginia Community College, 1982-1990.
Board managers Family Service Agency, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1982-1986, president, 1984-1986. Board managers Virginia Congress of Parents and Teachers, 1970-1972. Member Charlottesville City School Board, 1972-1981, vice chairman, 1974-1976, chairman, 1976-1981.
Vestryman St. Paul's Memorial Episcopal Church, Charlottesville, 1985-1988. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Virginia Academy of Sciences (executive committee 1977-1980), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Alpha Tau Omega.
Married Jan Hayden Bush, September 2, 1956. Children– Sheryll, Gregory.