AB, Hillsdale College, 1958. Doctor of Dental Surgery, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1963. Graduate work, University Michigan, 1964—1965.
Doctor of Science (honorary), Georgetown University, 1982.
President Dental Staff St. Elizabeth Hospital. Director Crane Clinic, Hillsboro, Indiana, 1963-1967. Member United States Congress from 22nd Illinois District, 1979—1983, United States Congress from 19th Illinois District, 1983—1985.
Dentistry practice Danville, Illinois, since 1984. Consultant research Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1961-1967, in dentistry Indiana State Board Health, Indpl., 1963-1967. Served to captain United States Army, 1967-1970.
Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.
The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.
Chairman 22d district for Reagan, Illinois, 1976. Member Association American Dentist (president 1976, director humanitarian studies 1978), American Legion (life).
Married Judy Ann Van Brunt, June 13, 1970. Children: Bo, Joshua, Kimberly, Beth, Emily, Heidi.