Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1948. Master of Science, Purdue University, 1956. Master of Science, George Washington University, 1967.
Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1948, advanced through grades to brigadier general, 1971. Contracts specialist Office of the Secretary Army, Directorate Procurement, 1965-1966. Staff officer Organization Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1967-1969.
Commander United States Army Material Management Center, 1969, 34th General Support Group, 1969. Deputy brigade Commander 1st Aviation Brigade, 1970-1971. Deputy Commander United States Army Aviation Systems Command, 1971-1973.
Project manager United States Army Advanced Attack Helicopter Program, 1973-1976. Deputy director logistics Organization Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1976-1977. Chief District Attorney International Rationalization Office Office Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans, since 1977.
Retired United States Army, 1978. Consultant Cockerham & Company, Alexandria, Virginia, since 1978. With Operation Desert Shield, Saudi Arabia, 1990-1991.
Consultant Institute for Defense Analyses, 1978-1989. Technical advisor, consultant Assistant Secretary Army., 1985-1990.
Member defense committee President Bush's Campaign Staff, Washington, 1987, 88. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Helicopter Society, Army Aviation Association American, National Defense Transportation Association, Society Automotive Engineers.
Married Alice Ann Dye, May 23, 1953. Children: John Taylor, Leslie Taylor.