Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineer, Tri-State College, 1949; postgraduate, Pennsylvania State University, 1965, 66.
Structural test engineer, Glenn L. Martin Company, Baltimore, 1950-1952;
structures engineer, North America Aviation Inc., Columbus, Ohio., 1952-1968;
senior engineer specialist, Rockwell International, Columbus, 1968-1989;
consultant, Snow Aviation International, Columbus, since 1990;
consultant, Paragon Aviation, since 1995. Member MIL-HOBK-5 committee Republican from North America Aviation, Columbus, 1964-1968. Reviewer United States Air Force Design Guide for Advanced Composites, United States Air Force/Rockwell International, Dayton and Columbus, 1971.
Guest lecturer airframe design Ohio State University, Columbus, 1982, 84.
With United States Coast Guard, 1944-1946. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (vice-chairman local chapter 1954), United States Naval Institute, Lions International (director local chapter 1970-1972).
Married Ellen Elizabeth Hansen, September 4, 1948. Children: Katherine Louise, John Webster, Richard Mentor.