Bachelor of Arts, Hastings College, 1965. Bachelor of Divinity, M.Rel., San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1968. County treasurer Kearney County, Nebraska, 1970-1973.
Member Nebraska Senate, Lincoln, 1973-1977.
Executive director Southwest Nebraska Council of Governments, McCook, 1976-1977, National Rifle Association, Washington, since 1977.
Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1958-1962. Member International Shooting Union (executive committee since 1980, 7-time world champion 1962-1966).
Married Ruth Ann Bell, June 13, 1965. Children– Kirsten, Erik.