Student, University Maryland, 1961—1964. Student, Missouri Baptist College, 1965. Student, Forest Park Community College, 1966—1968.
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, University Missouri-St. Louis, 1972. Postgraduate, University Alaska-Anchorage, 1972—1979. Master in Educational Administration, University Southern Mississippi, 1981.
Missouri dictaphone repairman Dictaphone Corporation, 1964—1965. Customer engineer International Business Machines Corporation, 1965—1969. Custodian Tower Grove Baptist Church, 1969—1972.
Teacher science, mathematics, art19 Wasilla Junior High School (Alaska), 1972—1980. Teacher mathematics & science Tower Grove Christian School, St. Louis, since 1980. Black-light chalk artist church, school programs. member Wasilla Bicentennial Commission, 1975—1976.
Member district committee in support presidential candidate Ronald Reagan, Republican Party, Wasilla, 1976. Served with United States Army, 1955-1958, served with United States Air Force, 1960-1964.
Member of Missouri Association Creation.
Married Patsy Jeanne Rucker, April 29, 1966. 1 child Susan Annalee.