Bachelor of Science, Rockhurst College, 1952. Master of Business Administration, University Missouri, 1964.
Chemist, Battenfeld Grease & Oil Corporation, Kansas City, Missoury, 1952-1954; chemist, Whitaker Metals Corporation, North Kansas City, Missoury, 1954-1960; project engineer, Whitaker Cable Corporation, North Kansas City, 1960-1964; corporation quality control manager, Whitaker Cable Corporation, North Kansas City, 1964-1968; plant manager, Whitaker Cable Corporation, Excelsior Spring, Missouri, 1968-1980; director engineering, Whitaker Cable Corporation, North Kansas City, 1980-1984; marketing/engineering director, Standard Motor Products Inc., Edwardsville, Kansas, since 1984.
Member Society Automotive Engineers (member wiring committee 1964-1970, off road equipment committee 1975-1984).
Married Mary P. Coombs, September 26, 1953 (divorced September 1976). Children: Anne Marie, Kathleen Alice.