Bachelor of Science, Alfred University, New York, 1923. Master of Science, Alfred University, New York, 1933. Ceramic Engineer, Alfred University, New York, 1950.
Doctor of Science (honorary), Alfred University, New York, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1934.
Fellow, Mellon Institute, 1923-1932; with titanium division, National Lead Company, 1934-1965; assistant manager research, National Lead Company, 1948-1965; construction engineering, 1966-1986. Trustee Alfred U., 1958-1961. Board directors Engineering Foundation Confs., 1966-1984.
Fellow American Ceramic Society, American Institute Chemists. Member Society Mining Engineers (distinguished member. Board directors 1960-1966, president 1964-1965), American Institute Mining Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (director 1963-1966, vice president 1965-1966), American Chemical Society, National Institute Ceramic Engineers, Keramos, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Frances Halderman, July 11, 1925. Children– Sandford Stoddard, David Lee, Stephen Hervey.