Bachelor of Applied Science, U. Toronto, 1934; M.A.Sc., U. Toronto, 1935; Doctor of Philosophy, University Toronto, 1941; Doctor of Engineering, U. Waterloo, 1976; Honorary Doctor of Science, McGill, 1980; Honorary Doctor of Science, U. Guelph, 1990.
Demonstrator chemical engineering, U. Toronto, 1934-1940;
instructor, U. Toronto, 1940;
professor, U. Toronto, since 1953;
University professor, U. Toronto, 1976-1981;
University professor emeritus, U. Toronto, since 1981. With research department Canadian International Paper Company, 1940-1942, head pioneering research, 1942-1953. Consultant in field, since 1953.
Vice president Chemical Engineering Research Cons., Ltd., 1962-1970, president, 1970-1981. President W.H. Rapson Ltd., 1964-1977, Chairman of the Board, since 1977. Chairman of the Board Rapson Farms Ltd., 1971-1978.
Trustee Hawkesbury (Ontario) Public School Board, 1947-1952, chairman, 1949-1952. Bd.govs. Ontario Institute Studies in Education, 1971-1977. Fellow Royal Society Canada (Eadie medal 1981), Chemical Institute Canada (honorary, Palladium medal 1980, president 1985-1986), Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry (honorary life.
Manufacturing Division award1967, Gold medal 1976, board directors 1972-1975), Canada Pulp and Paper Association(technical section)(senior, honorary life member. Chairman 1970-1971), Canadian Society Chemical Engineering (director 1966-1968), Association Professional Engineers Province Ontario (Gold medal 1975), Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Science (foreign).
Married Mary Margaret Campbell, January 29, 1937 (deceased 1989). Children— Margaret (Mistress Brian A. Fox), Linda (Mistress Morris Manning), Lorna (Mistress John A. Ferguson), William Howard World War II.