Party affiliation: Republican
Registered professional engineer Enlisted man United States Army, 1946-1953, commissioned Second lieutenant, 1953, advanced through grades to colonel, 1974. Chief test design division Headquarters Operations Test and Evaluation Agency, Falls Church, Virginia, 1973-1975, Commander 1st brigade Armor Center, Fort Knox, Kentucky, 1975-1977. Director instrumentation and automatic data processing, Fort Hood, Texas, 1977-1979.
Executive for interoperability Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe, Mons, Belgium, 1979-1981, senior army advisor to Texas National Guard, Austin, 1981-1983. Senior United States representative North Atlantic Treaty Organization Panel Northern 2, Brussels, 1971-1974. Member North Atlantic Treaty Organization Standardization Group, Brussels, 1979-1981, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Armaments Group, 1979-1981, retired, 1983.
State engineer Texas Adjunct General's Department, Austin, 1983. Director Texas State Guard, since 1985. Test director Laser Guided Weapons in Close Air Support, 1972-1973.
Pentagon project officer XM-1 Tank Program, 1970-1973.