Party affiliation: Republican
Served as enlisted man United States Marine Corps, 1943-1946. Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1950, advanced through grades to colonel, 1967, retired, 1970. Manager training department Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Washington, 1970-1976.
Director human resources The Drawing Board, Dallas, 1976-1978. Manager human resources Bell Operations Corporation division Bell Helicopter Company, Euless, Texas, 1978-1979. President Lorey Associates, management consultant, Smithfield, Texas, since 1979.
Course leader American Management Associations, since 1979. Adjunct professor Richland College, N. Lake College, Dallas. Company chairman United States Savings Bonds, 1978-1979, United Way, 1978-1979.
Served as enlisted man United States Marine Corps, 1943-1946. Member American Society Training and Development (director, past president Dallas Chapter), Society Humanistic Management (past president), International Platform Association, Dallas Personnel Association, Retired Officers Association. Club: Alpine Ski.