Bachelor of Journalism, University Missouri, 1958.
Copywriter, Station KFRU, Columbia, Missouri, 1958; continuity director, KOMO-television, Columbia, 1959; advertising salesman, Better Homes & Gardens magazine, 1960; advertising director, Successful Farming magazine, Des Moines, 1969-1973; public, Successful Farming magazine, 1973-1980; public, Meredith Public Superior vena cava syndrome, 1976-1980; public, Meredith Video Public, 1981-1992; director magazine development, Meredith Video Public, 1984-1992. Member of faculty Grandview College, 1993-1995.
Board of directors Youth Homes Mid-American, since 1993. With United States Navy, 1951-1954. Member National Agri-Marketing Association (president 1973-1974), Farm and Industrial EquipmentInst., Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association (chairman Board of Governors 1971-1972), Agricultural Publications Association (board directors 1979-1981), Alpha Delta Sigma.
Married Betty Jean Tucker, May 28, 1960 (deceased July 20, 2007). Children: Katherine Ann, Julia Caroline, Amy Elizabeth.