Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering, West Virginia University, 1957.
Staff engineer United States Bureau Mines, Washington, 1965—1977, 1979—1980, senior coordinator, 1980—1982, senior staff specialist, 1982, chief, branch Far East and Australia, 1983—1989. Owner small business, since 1990. Program manager United States Department Energy, Germantown, Maryland, 1977—1979.
Member of American Institute of Mining.
Married Lorraine Beverly Buchecker, August 21, 1971.