Student, University Oregon, 1944. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 1949. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Metro State, 1981.
Test engineer, General Electric Company, Schenactedy, New York, 1949-1953; systems project engineer, Bendix corporation, South Bend, Indiana, 1953-1961; systems test engineer, Martin Marietta Company, Orlando, Florida, 1961-1969; systems engineer, Martin Marietta Company, Orlando, Florida, 1970-1991; president/director, Hirth Cons., Denver, since 1990.
Member Presbyterian Players, South Bend, Indiana 1954-1960 (various roles), Orange Blossom Playhouse, Orlando, Florida, 1961-1969, Robinson Chapel and Chorus, Fort Wayne, Indiana (director), Lakewood Players, Denver/ Lakewood, Colorado (president, director), 1962-1988. Member BOE.
Married Helen Lois Keller, September 7, 1947. (divorced January 1973);children: Christine Elise Hirth Corbett, Mark David, Andrew Russell. Married Barbara Winifred Kiefer, February 24, 1973.
Stepchildren: Gregory, Douglas, James, Suzanne.