Abitur, Leibniz College, Hannover, West Germany, 1959. Interim degree, Technology University Hannover, 1962. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Saarbruecken, West Germany, 1964.
Electrical engineer aeronautical engineering and avionics department Collins Radio Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1971-1972. Marketing manager Europe Motorola Company, Wiesbaden, West Germany, since 1972. Founder, managing director TST Tele Security Timmann, Poecking, West Germany, since 1981.
Director Timmann GmbH & Company, Tele Security Vertriebs KG, Tutzing.
Member American Cryptogram Association, German Amateur Radio Club.
Married Marion E. Bartels, June 4, 1964. Children: Jean Till, Mara.