Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, 1939. Master of Science, University Pennsylvania, 1944. Doctor of Engineering Technology (honorary), Spring Garden College, 1979.
With, Philadelphia Electric Company, 1939-1987;
manager nuclear power, Philadelphia Electric Company, 1963-1965;
general superintendent station operating, Philadelphia Electric Company, 1965-1967;
manager electric operations, Philadelphia Electric Company, 1967-1968;
vice president engineering and research, Philadelphia Electric Company, 1968-1980;
senior vice president nuclear power, Philadelphia Electric Company, 1980-1987;
president, Spring Garden College, Philadelphia, 1992-1995. Member of advisory committee Electric Power Research Institute, 1978-1980. Consultant, member nuclear safety review board Tennessee Valley Authority Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant.
Consultant, member research reactor review committee Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Board directors ERIN Engineering and Research Inc., Walnut Creek, California.
Board trustees Spring Garden College, 1979-1995. With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (chairman Philadelphia 1970-1971, James M. Landis medal 1981), American Nuclear Society (president 1976-1977, honors and award committee).
Member National Academy Engineering, Franklin Institute, Engineers Club Philadelphia (George Washington medalist 1982), Edison Electric Institute, Association Edison Illuminating Companies, Atomic Industrial Forum (chairman committee on Three Mile Island 2 recovery, member policy committee on nuclear regulation), American National Standards Institute, Aronimink Golf Club (Philadelphia), Quadrangle Residents Association (president 2000).
Married Ethel Wolf, June 6, 1942. Children: Ruth Ann, Suzanne, Sandra Jean.