Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, Oklahoma State University, 1957.
Manager Hissom A. and M. Farm, Oklahoma State University, Sand Springs, 1957. Swine herdsman Oklahoma State University, 1959-1961. Field representative, advertising salesman Cattleman Magazine, Fort Worth, 1961-1967.
Public relations and field representative American Angus Association, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1967-1970. Director advertising Quarter Horse Journal, Amarillo, Texas, 1970-1972, editor, manager, since 1972, executive editor, since 1988.
Served with Army of the United States, 1957-1959. Member Livestock Publications Council (board directors 1983-1986, Second vice president, 1st vice president 1987, president 1988-1989), American Horse Publications (1st vice president 1974-1976, president since 1976), Society National Association Publications (director since 1978, secretary 1979, treasurer 1980, Second vice president 1981).
Married Willie Mae Holsted, August 26, 1956. Children– Leicia Leann, Renee, Audette Marshelle.