Graduated from the high school, South Beloit, Illinois.
Assistant service manager, Giddings & Lewis Bickford, Kaukauna, Wisconsin, 1966-1969; service engineer, Giddings & Lewis, Fon du lac, Wisconsin, 1964-1966; sales and service engineer, Gorton Howell Machinery, Tulsa, 1969-1973; product manager, Technology Systems Inc., Pryor, Oklahoma, 1973-1980; vice president, Gorton Howell Machinery, Tulsa, 1980-1985; field sales engineer, Giddings & Lewis, Fond du Lac, 1985-1989; regional sales manager, Ingersoll Milling Machine Company, Rockford, Illinois, since 1989.
With United States Air Force, 1958-1962. Senior member Society Manufacturing Engineers.
Married Shirley Mae Farrey, September 13, 1958. Children: Randall Tracy, Mathew Leslie.