Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1949; Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1950; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Virginia, 1970.
Chief engineer, Nuc. Chicago, 1950-1954; lab manager, Babcock & Wilcox, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1955-1990; senior technical consultant, B&W-Nuc. Environmental Superior vena cava syndrome, Lynchburg, Virginia, since 1990.
President Virginia Mental Health, Lynchburg, 1975. Sergeant, United States Army Infantry, 1946-1947, European Theatre of Operations. Fellow American Nuclear Society (chair publications 1978-1982).
Married Ruth Lois Halvorsen, April 23, 1953. Children: R. Martin, Thomas A., Sarah Ruth.