Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, University Minnesota, 1955.
Enlisted, United States Air Force, 1955; advanced through grades to colonel, United States Air Force, United States Air Force Reserve, 1962; engineer, United States Air Force, Carswell Air Force Base, Texas, 1955-1958; test engineer, Convair, Fort Worth, Texas, 1958-1959; senior engineer, Delco Electronics, General Medical Council, Santa Barbara, California, 1959-1971; freelance consultant, Ashland, Oregon, 1971-1977; manager, Comptech Research Inc., Santa Barbara, 1977-1981; senior staff engineer, Martin Marietta, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, 1981-1983; system program director, United States Air Force, Tyndell Air Force Base, Florida, 1983-1987; engineer, Martin Marietta, Denver, 1987-1993; retired, 1993. Vice president Aviation Hall of Fame, Dayton, Ohio, 1974-1977.
Appointed to building commission Ashland (Oregon) City Government, 1976-1977. Member American Institute Aeronautics and Astronautics (senior ) (section chairman 1979-1983, certified 1983, member technical committee 1986-1993), Louisiana Engineering Society, Air Force Association (life), Rotary.
Married Judith Adell, April 28, 1965 (divorced August 1977). Children: Brian, Charles. Married Michelle Madonna, March 31, 1983.
Children: Kristie Scofield, Tracie Scofield.