Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University Kentucky, 1951. Certified, University Kentucky School of Banking, 1959. Postgrad, University Wisconsin School of Banking, 1967.
Agricultural extension agent University Kentucky, Morganfield, 1951-1952. Radio director Station WJPS, Evansville, Indiana, 1952-1956. Farm service director, vice president, farm manager, trust officer Citizens National Bank, since 1956.
Instructor University Evansville College Business, since 1966, also consultant Saudi Arabian project, since 1980.
Served as sergeant Medical Corps, 1944-1947. Member American Society Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, Certified Farm Estate Planning Council, Evansville Chamber of Commerce (chairman board 1960-1965, President award 1972-1973), Indiana Society Farm Managers (president 1970-1972). Clubs: N. Side Business Men's (treasurer 1960-1966), Oak Meadow Country (Evansville).
Lodges: Masons, Shriners.
Son of Alvah I and Jessie (Russell) W. Married Helen Lindy, June 14, 1958. 1 child, Julie A.