Bachelor, Iowa State Teachers, Cedar Falls, 1953; Master of Arts, Iowa State Teachers, Cedar Falls, 1958.
Band director, Manning Public Schools, Iowa., 1956-1958; music director, Andrew County R III Schools, Savannah, Missouri, 1958-1962; music director, Sioux City (Iowa) Community Schools, since 1962; owner, president, Very Important Person Swimming Pools, Sioux City actor, director, Sioux City Community Theater, since 1972; actor, Lamb Prodns., Insurance, Iowa., since 1979.
President Sioux City Community Theater Iowa, 1975-1976. Augustana Lutheran Church, Sioux City, Iowa, 1980-1981. Member central committee Democratic Party Woodbury County, Iowa, 1976-1980.
Corporal United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Iowa Bandmasters Association, Sioux City Musicians (secretary, treasurer Chapter.254 1985-1990), Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Club, NRA.
Married Victoria Ann Cole, June 22, 1957. Children: Theodore Cole, Laurel Marie, Scott David, Kirsten Louise.