Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Houston, 1949.
Engineering assistant, United States Engineering Department, Trinidad, 1941-1942; product engineer, Texas Industries Inc., Dallas, 1950-1962; manager concrete division, Associated Spring Corporation, Dallas, 1962-1972; vice president, GSL Engineering, Dallas, 1972-1980; president, Concrete Supply Inc., Dallas, 1973-1980; owner, engineer, Zane P. Laurini Professional Engineer, Dallas, since 1980. Division manager Associated Spring, Dallas, 1971. Owner, editor Rowlett (Texas) Times newspaper, 1994-1995.
Judge City of Rowlett, 1978-1985. Columnist Lakeshore Times, Rowlett, 1983-1994. Lieutenant colonel United States Air Force, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations.
Member American Society of Civil Engineers.
Married Della Jo Ressel, August 3, 1946. Children: Sandra Ann, Patrick J.