Associate of Arts, Belleville Junior College, 1957. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Missouri School Mines, 1960.
Plant engineer Pet Foods, Greenville, Illinois, 1960-1964. Plant construction engineer Falstaff Brewing, Galveston, Texas, 1964-1968. Director engineering Iowa Beef Processing, Dakota City, Nebraska, 1968-1978.
President TASCO, Amarillo, Texas, 1974-1978. Group vice president Iowa Beef Processors Inc., Dakota City, 1978-1984. Retired, 1985
Chairman board TASCO, Amarillo, 1974.
Married Cherie Ann Morice, August 25, 1960. Children: Pamela May, Richy Allen, Dennis Dean.