Bachelor of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1950. Master of Science, Stanford University, 1951.
Development engineer, Garrett Manufacturing Company, Los Angeles, 1951-1958; assistant chief engineer, Precision Equipment Company, Torrance, California, 1958-1960; senior engineer, Aerojet General Corporation, Sacramento, California, 1960-1973; project leader, United States Bureau Reclamation, Sacrameto, 1974-1992. Instructor University of California, Los Angeles, 1955-1960. Consultant Sacramento County Suprs., 1973-1975.
Scoutmaster Boy Scouts American, Rancho Cordova, 1965. Deacon Presbyterian Church, Rancho Cordova, 1981, accoustical consultant, since 1985. Coach football Rancho Cordova Pk.
Married Mary J. Bjorling Fairall, January 2, 1955. Children: Victoria Lynn, Saundra Jo., Richard Michael, Timothy Jon.