Bachelor, Northern State College, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1968.
Systems analyst Information Management Technology, Inc., Fargo, North Dakota, 1968—1969. Business manager St. Luke's Hospitals, 1969—1974. Agent Prudential Insurance, Fargo, 1975.
Adjuster General Adjustment Bureau, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1976—1977. Agency manager Pierre Insurance, 1978—1979. Division director Motor Fuel Tax division South Dakota Dept Revenue, Pierre, since 1979.
District chairman Sioux council Boy Scouts American, Pierrec, 1980—1982. Trustee Rawlins Municipal Library., since 1986. Board directors Mountain Plains Regional Center Multihandicapped Children, Denver, 1976—1979, Pierre Economic Development Corporation, 1984.
Member of National Association Tax Administrators (chairman youth committee 1981-1982, president 1986-1987), Dakota Territory District Exchange (district president 1987-1988), Exchange of Pierre Club, Elks Lodge (esquire 1981-1982, chairman youth committee 1980-1982).
Married Janith Faye Fritz, June 7, 1964. Children: Jacquelynn Marie, Charles William.