Bachelor of Science, United States Merchant Marine Academy, 1955; Juris Doctor, Cornell Univercity, 1961.
Trial attorney admiralty and shipping, unites states department Justice, 1961-1967; chief trial attorney admiralty office, unites states department Justice, San Francisco, 1967-1974; Pacific counsel, Sea-Land Service, Inc., Oakland, California, 1974-1976; deputy general counsel, Sea-Land Service, Inc., 1977-1978; general counsel, Sea-Land Service, Inc., 1978-1982; secretary, Sea-Land Service, Inc., 1979-1982; associate general counsel, Sea-Land Industries, 1979-1982; president, Freights Unlimited, Inc., since 1982; general counsel, Toledo, Peoria & Western Runway, 1991-1996. Adjunct Professor law McGeorge School Law, 1974-1976.
Served with United States Navy, 1956-1957. Member Federal Bar Association, California Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, San Francisco Bar Association, Maritime Law Association United States, Cornell University Law Association, Kings Point Alumni Association.
Married Sherrill Roecker, February 18, 1973 (deceased January 2004). Children: Stephanie Eve, Mark Allan.