Certified, Philadelphia Museum School Industrial Art, 1947.
Art manager to art director Smith, Kline & French Labs, Phila, 1950. Design director SmithKline Beecham Corporation, Philadelphia, 1950-1981. Retired., 1981
Design director World Corporation, Philadelphia, 1975-1981.
Sergeant United States Army, 1942-1945, PTO. Member Art Directors Club Philadelphia (president 1959, 60, 61, Service award 1971, Man of Year award 1984, lifetime honorary member), American Watercolor Society (honorary), Philadelphia Watercolor Society (life, Dana award 1981, Grumbacher award 1994, Winsor E.Newton Painting award 1995).
Married Jane, December 13, 1947. Children: Heidi Beth Vassar.