Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Texas Technology University, 1960. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1967.
Lecturer Texas Technology University, Lubbock, 1959-1960, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1960-1961. Member technical staff Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, 1961-1994.
Vice president Homeowners association, Lakeway, Texas, since 1998. Corporal United States Army, 1953-1955. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (honorary member), Academy Mechanical Engineers of Texas Technology University (charter).
Married Helen Hoffman, August 23, 1959. Children: Charles Alan, Lori Priddy Graham.