Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University Iowa, 1952.
Vice president Swanson Super Stores, Cherokee, Iowa, 1960—1962. President Desco Stores, Audubon, 1962—1970, Medicine Wagons, Harlan, 1970—1980. Director pharmacy Kroger Company, Irving, Texas, 1980—1984, Minyard Food Stores, Coppell.
Director pharmaceutical Attention Medical Company, Irving, since 1984. Consultant Desco Inc., Boone, Iowa, since 1960. Artist creative advertising.
With publicity department Republican Party Election County Attorney, Harlan, 1975. Member of Dallas County Pharmaceutical Association, Texas Pharmaceutical Association (chairman management section), American Pharmaceutical Association, New Horizons (president, Richardson, Texas), Top O' Dallas (publicity committee), Shriners, Scottish Rite, York Rite, Order Eastern Star, Masons.
Married Ardyce Elaine Kading, June 8, 1951. Children: Scott, Jennifer, Stephanie, Matthew.