Bachelor of Science in Education, Kansas State University, 1948.
Coach Rossville (Kansas) Rural High School, 1948-1950. Regional organization director Kansas Farm Bureau, Dodge City, 1950-1960. Executive secretary Washington State Farm Bureau, Ellensburg, 1960-1964.
Director information public relations Wisconsin Farm Bureau, Madison, 1964-1980. Farm director Station WTSO, 1981-1998. Member Dane County Dairy Promotion Committee, Madison, 1981-1998, Dane County Agriculture Business Delaware, Madison, 1981-1998.
Served as pfc United States Marine Corps, 1941-1945, PTO. Member National Association Farm Broadcasters, National Agriculture Marketing Association Lodges: Rotary (Dodge City board directors), Kiwanis, Masons.
Son of Gail Beardsley and Hallie Ethyl (Kiddoo) H. Mary Elizabeth Matthews, December 27, 1945. Children: Kathryn Sue, Gail Lynn, Scott Allen.