Student, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, 1916; Bachelor of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1921.
Instructor various schools, Baltimore, 1917-1924; assistant supervisor industrial arts department, Baltimore City School, 1925; member of faculty, Johns Hopkins University, from 1925; professor сivil engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 1947-1964; professor emeritus, Johns Hopkins University, from 1964.
Trustee Peale Museum. Member American Society Civil Engineers, American Society Public Administration, American Society Promotion Engineering Education, Johns Hopkins Alumni Association, others M C.
Married Rose Elizabeth Hicks, November 26, 1924. Children: Thomas Hicks, John Gardner, James Hugh.