Party affiliation: Republican
- Fingerprint technician Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, 1964-1966. Enlisted United States Army, 1966, advanced through grades to chief warrant officer, 1971, special agent United States and Vietnam, 1966-1975. Administrator Sunset Nursing Home, Union, Missouri, from 1975.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Alderman City of Union, 1977-1985. Active Franklin County Youth Fair Board, Union, 1986-1988. Member American Health Care Association, Missouri Health Care Association (board directors 1977-1981), Missouri League Nursing Home Administrators, Missouri Police Chiefs Association, Union Chamber of Commerce, American Legion (sergeant-at-arms 1985-1988, 1st vice Commander since 1988), 40 & 8 Club, Missouri League of Nurses, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Rotary (president 1979-1980, secretary 1985-1988).
Born December 10, 1946