Bachelor of Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1954.
With plant management Devoe & Raynolds, Louisville, 1957—1964, Celanese Coatings Company, Louisville, 1965—1968. General manager Treasure Tones, Inc., Los Angeles, 1969—1970. Vice president Valspar Corporation, Minneapolis, since 1971.
Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1954-1957.
Married Betty Carol Gee, December 21, 1957. Children: Mark Stephen, Allen Blythe, John Christopher.