Bachelor of Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1944; Bachelor of Science in Naval Science, Northwestern University, 1944; Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Northwestern University, 1945; Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, 1948.
President,, Soil Testing Services, Inc., Chicago, 1948-1952;
president, Soiltest, Inc., Chicago, 1948-1978;
Chairman of the Board, Soiltest, Inc., 1978-1980;
secretary, director, Exploration Data Cons., Inc., 1980-1982;
executive vice president, Cenco Inc., Chicago, 1962-1977;
vice chairman, Cenco Inc., 1975-1977;
also director, Cenco Inc., 1962-1977. Board directors Minann, Inc., Testing Science, Inc., Lunarè Ltd., Research Park, Inc., Northwestern University, 1992-1995, Chairman, Board Of Directors Envirotech Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc.1983-1985. Secretary, board directors Van Zelst, Inc.
Wadsworth, Illinois, since 1983. President, board directors Geneva-Pacific Corporation, 1969-1983, Geneva Resources, Inc., 1983-1991.
Treasurer International Road Federation, 1961-1964, secretary, 1964-1979, director, 1973-1988, vice chairman, 1980-1987. President International Road Education Foundation, 1978-1980, 87-88,honorary life board directors, since 1988. Board directors Chicago Academy Sciences, 1983-1986, vice president, 1985-1986, honorary director, since 1986.
Board directors President's Association, Chicago, 1985-1986. Member of advisory board Mitchell Indian Museum, Kendall College, 1977-1994. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945.
Member American Society of Civil Engineers (Chicago Civil Engineer of Year, 1988), National Society Professional Engineers, Western Society Engineers, Evanston Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1969-1973), Ovid Esbach Society (president 1968-1980), Northwestern University Alumni Association, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi.
Married Louann Hurter, December 29, 1951. Children: Anne, Jean, David.