Supervisor cost/inventory control department, Bruce Public Company, Milwaukee, 1966-1969; managing editor, senior editor, Pruett Public Company, Boulder, Colorado, 1969-1990.
Served to sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1950-1953, Korea. Member Western History Association, Boulder Corral Westerners (founder, 1st sheriff 1990-1991), Civil War Round Table of Colorado (founder, 1st president 1977-1987).
Married Irma Ruth Scharninghausen, September 28, 1968 (divorced August 1990). Children: Kelly Marie, Andrew John. Married Carol Hammer Krismann, August 29, 1992.