Bachelor, Spring Arbor College, 1971. Master of Science, Reading Specialist, Western Illinois University, 1990.
Teacher, Hanover (Michigan) Horton Schools, 1972-1973; teacher, Virden (Illinois) Elementary School, 1984-1990; insurance agent, State Farm Insurance, Virden, Illinois, 1991-1995; agency consultant, State Farm Insurance, Springfield, Illinois, 1995-1997; regional administrative assistant, State Farm Insurance, Bloomington, Illinois, since 1997. Collegiate and junior high school cheerleading advisor in field. Course leader Agent Schools 1, 2, and 3.
Music director, pianist Zion Lutheran Church, Farmersville, Illinois, 1979-1988, organist, pianist Olive St. Friends, Battle Creek, 1961-1967. Member AUA, International Reading Association, South Carolina Association Life Underwriters, National Association Insurance and Finance Advisors, Gideon Auxiliary, Alpha Upsilon Alpha.
Married Lynn Boyd Johnson, August 8, 1970. Children: Eric Andrew, Andrea Johnson McGrath.