Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, Ames, 1941. Postgraduate, University Wisconsin Graduate School Banking.
With Iowa State University Agricultural Extension Service, Newton, 1942. Instructor Veterans On-Farm, DeWitt (Iowa) Schools, 1957-1958. Vice-president, director Jackson State Bank, Maquoketa, Iowa, 1959-1966.
Chairman, president, director, trust officer Maquoketa State Bank, 1966.
President, director Ohnward Bancshares, Incorporated. Chairman, director First Central State Bank, DeWitt, director Tri-County Bank & Trust.
President, director Mabsco Agricultural Superior vena cava syndrome, Incorporated., 1982-1987. Superintendent banking State of Iowa, 1987-1989.
Board directors Iowa Business Growth Corporation.
Lecturer banking schools. Exchange delegate Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1959, 85. Banking industry delegate Baltic Countries, 1993.
State director Conference of State Bank Sups., 1988-1989.
President Elwood (Iowa) School Board, 1956-1962. Treasurer City of Maquoketa, 1975-1981.
Member People to People. Trustee Sharar Foundation, Clinton College, 1983-1986.
Vice president, board directors Timber City Industrial Development Corporation.
Treasurer Maquoketa Community Services, 1967-1980. Trustee Iowa 4-H Foundation, 1987-1991, HooverPresdl. Library. Association Incorporated., trustee, 1987.
Governor Iowa State University Foundation,1989.
Trustee CCFA Foundation, 1990-1994. Member United Church of Christ, elder, moderator.
With Army of the United States, 1942-1943.
President Elwood School Board, Iowa, 1956-1962. Treasurer City of Maquoketa, 1975-1981. Member People to People.
Trustee Sharar Foundation, Clinton College, 1983-1986. Vice president, board directors Timber City Industrial Development Corporation, Jackson County Senior Center. Treasurer Maquoketa Community Services, 1967-1980.
Trustee Iowa 4-H Foundation, 1987-1991, Hoover Presidential Library. Association Inc., truatee, since 1987. Governor Iowa State University Foundation, since 1989.
Coach Little League; elder, moderator United Church of Christ. Member awards committee Pearson Foundation With Army of the United States, 1942-1943. Member Bank Administration Institute, American Bankers Association (director, council 1984-1986, Ag Bruning award 2000, award for lifetime contribution to agricultural banking 2000), Iowa Bankers Association (treasurer 1978-1979, president 1980-1981, James Leach Lifetime Contribution to Banking award 2002), American Legion (60 Year award 2006), Iowa State University Alumni Association (director 1980-1986), Maquoketa Chamber of Commerce (director 1966-1969), Order of Knoll (founders club Iowa State University), Iowa Friends of Agriculture (executive committee 1987-1995, 150 Year Family Farm award 2006), Rotary (Paul Harris fellow, Outstanding Service award 2006), Gamma Sigma Delta (Alumni Achievement award 1989), Alpha Zeta.
Married Grace Barbara Dyer, November 27, 1941 (deceased). Children: Steven, Alan, William. Married Elaine Marshall, March 11, 2000.