Bachelor of Business Administration, North Texas State College, 1957.
Safety engineer, Temco Aircraft Company, Grand Prairie, Texas, 1953-1960; safety engineer, Samuels Meat Company, Dallas, 1960-1962; safety engineer, USF&G Insurance Company, Dallas, 1962-1966; superintendent Institute of Economic Affairs, USF&G Insurance Company, Sacramento, 1966-1983; supervisor Institute of Economic Affairs, USF&G Insurance Company, Sacramtento, 1983-1987; retired, USF&G Insurance Company, Sacramtento, 1987.
Served as technical sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American Society Safety Engineers (president Sacramento chapter 1969-1970), Veterans of Safety, Professional Engineers of California, National Fire Protection Association, Northern California Audit Association, Audit Association of West, American Association Retired Persons. Lodges: Masons.
Married Christine G. Prater, September 11, 1943. 1 child, Judith Annual.