Bachelor in Political Science, St. Ambrose College, 1959. Master of Arts in Government, George Washington University, 1964.
Social science instructor Alleman High School, Rock Island, 1964—1966. Professor government Black Hawk College, Moline, since 1966. Mayor, 1977—1981; national government affairs consultant Illinois Quad-Cities Chamber of Commerce, since 1984.
Chairman department social and behavioral science Black Hawk College, since 1986.
Alderman, Moline, 1966—1977. Vice chairman Bi-State Development Agency Metropolitan Planning Commission, Rock Island, 1979—1981. Trustee Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District, since 1986.
Member of Midwest Political Science Association, Illinois Political Science Association.
Married Mary Katherine Fleischman, August 26, 1961. Children: Jean, Jane, Julie.