Party affiliation: Southern Bapist
Commissioned 2d. lieutenant United States Air Force, 1959, advanced through grades to colonel, 1981, retired, 1989. Business manager Ames Research Center Lockheed Engineering and Science Corporation, California, 1989-1991. Field representative Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, since 1991.
Adjunct professor (honorary) Washington University, St. Louis, 1983-1985.