Bachelor of Business Administration, University Minnesota, 1955. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, University Minnesota, 1960. Certified, Rutgers University, 1971.
Associate Wright & West, Minneapolis, 1960-1963. Associate Maslon Law Firm, 1963-1965. Assistant counsel Federal Reserve Bank, 1966-1968, assistant to general counsel, 1969-1972, general counsel, since 1972, vice president, 1974-1979, senior vice president, since 1979.
Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1957. Member American Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association.
Married Ronita Diane Cooper, August 14, 1960. Children– Craig, Susan, Thomas.