Bachelor in Aero Engineering, University Minnesota, 1950; Master of Science in Aero Engineering, University Southern California, 1958; Engineer in Aerospace Engineering, University Southern California, 1969.
Senior engineer aerodynamics, N. American Aviation, Los Angeles, 1951-1961; Message Telecommunications Service project engineer, manager, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, California, 1961-1985; instructor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1979; consultant, L-Systems, Inc., El Segundo, 1985-1989.
President, board directors First United Methodist Church, Santa Monica, California, 1988-1990. Judge, range officer International Shooting Union, since 1989. Fellow American Institute Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate).
Married Martha L. Dallam, August 26, 1950 (deceased April 1986). Children: Andrea Ellen, Renee Suzanne. Married Patty Grosskopf Caldwell, October 3, 1992.