Bachelor of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1951. Master of Science, University Pittsburgh, 1959.
Manager research pilot plans, Koppers Company Inc., Pittsburgh, 1951-1963; from consultant to technical director chief project engineer, Elf Aquitaine, Paris, 1963-1969; from technical director to manager process services, Arco Chemical Company, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, 1969-1985; president, owner, Griffin Engineering Company, Media, Pennsylvania, since 1985. Consultant Elf Aquitaine, Arco Chemical Company, Newtown Square, since 1985, Polisur S.A., Buenos Aires, since 1985.
President Meals on Wheels, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, since 1982. Sergeant USASC, 1945-1946, Germany. Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Married Eileen Madeline Swaney. Children: Karen, Patricia Louise, Robert William.