Bachelor of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1953. Postgraduate in finance, University of California at Los Angeles, 1956. Postgraduate in finance, University Southern California, 1958.
Assistant vice president United California Bank, Los Angeles, 1956-1963. Vice president finance, assistant secretary T.I.M.E.-District of Columbia, Lubbock, Texas, 1963-1970. Senior vice president finance Campbell-Taggart, Dallas, 1970-1980.
Senior vice president, chief finance officer Galveston-Houston Company, Houston, 1980-1982.
President, chief finance officer, director Cook Data Superior vena cava syndrome, Dallas, 1983-1985. President, director Blockbuster Entertainment Corporation, Dallas, 1985-1987.
President, director, Chairman of the Board Amtech Credit Corporation, Dallas, 1987-1990. Chairman of the executive committee, director Amtech Corporation, 1987-1992.
Board directors Lake Area Health Center Foundation, 1993, Fossil, Incorporated., 1993, Church at Horseshoe Bay Endowment Fund, 1996.
Trustee Church at Horseshoe Bay, 1999.
Board directors Church at Horseshoe Bay Endowment Fund, 1996—2003. Trustee Church at Horseshoe Bay, 1999—2002. Member of Horseshoe Bay Country Club.
Married Jean Jensen, March 21, 1953. Children: Kenneth Ward, Richard Scott, Wendy Lynn.