Born in Washington, D.C. to William Frederick and Eva Barthel.
Serves in the U.S. Air Force for four years.
Marries Barbara Jones Adams.
Works as shop manager of Electronics Unlimited in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Receives a Bachelor of Science from McNeese State University.
Becomes an engineer in quality control at Rockwell International in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Becomes manager of quality assurance at Rockwell International.
Becomes senior engineering scientist for process control development at Rockwell International.
Becomes engineering manager of process reliability at Digital Equipment Corporation in Andover, Massachusetts.
Becomes engineering manager of performance assurance at Digital Equipment Corporation.
Becomes director of quality at Gables Engineering in Coral Gables, Florida.
Is appointed vice president of operations at Gables Engineering.
Retires from his profession.
Is honored with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from the Marquis Who’s Who.