Student, Indiana U., 1945-1947; student, Indiana State University, 1947-1948.
Chairman, Deep Vein Coal Company, Terre Haute, Indiana, since 1947; with, R.J. Oil Corporation, Inc., since 1948; chairman, Princeton Mining Company, Terre Haute, since 1947; president, Terre Haute Oil Corporation, since 1947; chairman of board, Terre Haute 1st National Bank, since 1969; president, Chief Executive Officer, 1st Finance Corporation, Terre Haute, since 1969. Board directors Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Company.
Trustee Indiana State University. Board of managers Rose-Hulman Institute Technology, since 1978. President Alliance for Growth and Progress, since 1987.
Treasurer Terre Haute Economics Development Commission, since 1981. Member Indiana Economics Development Council. Member Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce (board directors since 1982).
Married Mary F. Ryan, June 25, 1947. Children: Virginia Lee, Sarah Jane.