Bachelor of Laws, LaSalle Extension University, Chicago, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia State University, 1998.
Captain, Police Department, Michigan City, 1961-1978; corporation state tax lawyer, Sullair Corporation, Michigan City, since 1978. Vice president, board directors, chair education committee Great Lakes Museum Military History, Michigan City.
Task force member Urban Enterprise Zone Board, Michigan City, 1992-1993. Chairman council Grace Church, Michigan City, 1994-1996. Served with United States Army, 1958-1961, Korea.
Member National Rifle Association (life, endowment member, instructor emeritus), National Lawyers Association, Company Military Historians, United States Cavalry Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Married Norma Jean Cochran, December 24, 1960. Children: Jennifer, Nathan, Jane.