Bachelor, Concordia College, 1973. Juris Doctor, Drake University, 1984.
Special projects manager, Metropolitan Savings and Loan, Fargo, North Dakota, 1974-1975; broker, owner, Stockman Investments, Fargo, 1975-1984; owner, manager, Stockman Properties, Fargo, since 1975; sole practice, Minneapolis, 1984-1987; associate, Zimmerman and Reed, Minneapolis, 1987-1990; partner, Jensen & Stockman, Richfield, since 1991. Board directors Art Center Minnesota, Wayzata, 1986-1989, Oakwood Residence, since 1990.
Chairman 44th Legislation District Democrats, Fargo, 1976-1978. Member Fargo Planning and Zoning Commission, 1979-1980. Delegate White House Conference on Small Business, 1980.
Member American Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, Institute Property Management, Am Agricultural Law Association, Fargo Downtown Business Association (president 1978-1979), Phi Alpha Delta. Lodges: Masons.
Married Karen Kay Burkle, November 27, 1974 (divorced December 1980). 1 child, Rebecca Louise. Married Mary Jo Williams, December 27, 1986.