Bachelor of Science, United States Merchant Marine Academy, 1947. Postgraduate, New York State School Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, 1950. Master of Business Administration with distinction, Harvard University, 1953.
Director market research and special projects Gulf Oil United States, Houston, 1968-1970. Manager new venture investments Gulf Oil Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1972-1974. Executive vice president Gulf Trading & Transportation Company, 1974-1986.
Senior vice president Gulf Exploration and Production Company, Houston. President Gulf Overseas Commodities Ltd.
Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1955.
Married Marlene Rodenz, March 3, 1958. Children– Jord Ann, Shawn, Jay Scott, Robin.