Bachelor of Science in Geophysical Engineer, University Tulsa, 1949. Certified in basic engineering, Texas Tech University, 1944.
With, Amerada Petroleum Corporation, Tulsa, 1949-1970; seismic party chief, Amerada Petroleum Corporation, Tulsa, 1954-1966; geophysicist, Amerada Petroleum Corporation, Tulsa, 1967-1970; geophysicist, Mobil Oil Corporation, Dallas, 1970-1972; independent geophysical and geological consultant, Dallas, 1972-1989; independent geophysical and geological consultant, Fort Garland, Colorado, since 1989.
Active Boy Scouts American, Tulsa, Dallas and Fort Garland, 1967-1991. With United States Army, 1944. Member Society Exploration Geophysicists, American Association Petroleum Geologists, Society Indiana Professional Earth Scientists (national director 1984-1987, Plaque 1987), Rocky Mountain Association Petroleum Geologists, Lions (board directors 1965-1967), Masons.
Married Laurie Lanier Langford, June 1, 1948. Children: Catherine Marie, Deborah Ann, Jeffrey Wade.