Student, University Tulsa, 1941-1943; Bachelor of Science, Ball State University, 1948; Master of Arts, Ball State University, 1949; Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1953.
Property accountant for construction firm, customer service representative, Public Service Company of, Oklahoma, 1940-1943; graduate assistant, Ball State University, 1948-1949; teaching assistant, University of Minnesota, 1949-1950; member of faculty, U. Cincinnati, 1950-1954; member of faculty, Bowling Green State University, Ohio., 1954-1990; department chairman business education, Bowling Green State University, 1957-1985; chairman division business administration, College of Virgin Islands, 1965-1966; producer film strips on general and business mathematics, Ednl. Development laboratories, 1961.
Chairman fund drive Boy Scouts American, Bowling Green. Member Wood County Rep.Cen. Committee With Army of the United States, 1943-1946.
Member National Association Investors (board directors N.W. Buckeye county since 1989), Ohio Archaeol. Society, Black Swamp Archaeol. Association (president), National Association Business Teacher Education (president 1975-1977, member Executive Board), National Business Education Association (treasurer, national council, state membership chairman, director national student membership), Ohio Business Teachers Association (president), American Management Society (chapter president 1975-1976, Diamond Merit award 1979), Association Orgns. for Teacher Education (chairman 1978), Society Professional Manager and Educators (300 Club award 1995), American Assn.Colls. for Teacher Education (director 1977-1979), Consumer Economics Association Ohio (governing board 1980-1984, Distinguished Teaching award 1985), Nature Conservancy (member of advisory county Ohio chapter since 1994), Delta Pi Epsilon (chapter president), Pi Omega Pi (national organizer, national vice president, national president), Beta Gamma Sigma, Sigma Zeta, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Phi Epsilon.
Married Lolita Ann Thayer, July 21, 1946. Children— Scott Raymond, Carla Annual.