Bachelor of Science, Kansas State University, 1957. Graduate, Madison School Banking.
Assistant examiner Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Washington, 1957—1959. Cashier 1st State Bank, Burlingame, Kansas, 1959—1963. Vice president, cashier Wyandotte County State Bank, Kansas City, 1963—1968.
President Edwardsville State Bank, since 1968. President, chairman Edwardsville Bank-Shares, Inc., since 1975. Member executive council Indiana Bankers of Kansas, 1980—1983.
Sergeant United States Air Force, 1951-1954.
Member executive board Wyandotte County Heart of America United, since 1978. Board directors Wyandotte County March of Dimes, since 1978. Member of Alumni Delta Upsilon, Rotary (Burlingame), Optimists (Kansas City and Bonner Springs, Kansas), Kiwanis (board directors Kiwanis Foundation Kansas since 1984).
Married Helen Louise Bartz. Children: Julia Kay, Janell Lynn.