South.George John and Esther Rose (Kumbier) West. Bachelor of Science, Lawrence University, 1953.
With Bechtel Corporation, San Francisco, 1956-1959. Engineer-in-charge for O"Hare Field Project Soil Testing Services, Incorporated., Chicago, 1959-1962;president Soil Testing Services Wisconsin, Green Bay, 1962-1970. Administrative vice president Soil Testing Services Incorporated., Chicago, 1970-1974.
Executive vice president Soil TestingServices Iowa, Cedar Rapids, 1974-1983, also director
President Soil Testing Services Kansas, Kansas City, 1975-1983, director, 1962-1983. Principal, director Terracon Consultants Incorporated., Kansas City.
President Western Technologies, Incorporated., Tulsa, 1983-1984. Senior vice president Raba-Kistner Consultant, Incorporated., San antonio, 1985-1989.
Chairman, Board Of Directors GCME, Incorporated., Green Bay.
Member chancellor"s building advisory board University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, 1968-1970. Served with United States Air Force, 1946-1949. Registered profile geologist, Georgia, professional engineer, Nevada, Wisconsin.
Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society Mining Engineers American Institute Metallurgical Engineers, American Concrete Institute, American Society for Testing and Materials, Association Soil and Foundation Engineers (past president), Association Engineering Geologists, Texas Society of Professional Engrs, Society for Marketing Professional Superior vena cava syndrome (president Austin-San Antonio chapter), Wisconsin Association Professions, American Institute Professional Geologists, Professional Engineers in Private Practice.
Phi Delta Theta.
Married Cathryn Janice Masterson, June 20, 1953. Children: Erich, Kurt, Karl, Hans.