Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Montana State College, 1938; Master of Science in Engineering, Iowa State College, 1939; Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Iowa State University, 1950.
Instructor engineering, Iowa State College, Ames, 1939-1945; assistant professor industrial engineering, Montana State College, Bozeman, 1945-1946; lecturer mechanic engineering, University of California, Berkely, 1946-1947; associate professor mechanic engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, 1947-1952; assistant director, Gannett Fleming Corddry & Carpenter Inc., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1952-1958, 59-64; professor, head mechanic engineering, Utah State University, Logan, 1958-1959; professor, head mechanic engineering, Michigan Technology U., Houghton, 1964-1968; professor, head engineering and technical, Western Michigan U., Kalamazoo, 1968-1973; dean College Engineering and Applied Science, Western Michigan U., Kalamazoo, 1973-1982; president, Depreciation Programs Inc., Kalamazoo, 1982-1994; president, Fitch Cowles and Wolf, Kalamazoo, 1985-1994. Consultant Interstate Commerce Commission, Washington, 1970-1986.
Elder Presbyterian Church, Kalamazoo and Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Member National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Engineering Education, Society of Depreciation Professionals.
Married Manzella Groth, February 23, 1946. 1 child, David Paul.