Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1959; Bachelor of Laws, University of Illinois, 1962.
Patent examiner, United States Patent Office, Washington, 1962-1963; attorney, Armour and Company, Chicago, 1963-1970; senior attorney, Greyhound Corporation, Chicago, 1970-1971; senior vice president, general counsel, secretary, John Morrell & Company, Chicago, 1971-1989; vice president, general counsel, Alberto-Culver Company, Melrose Park, Illinois, 1989-1998. Board directors American Chemet Corporation, Columbia Paint and Coating Company.
Member American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association (chairman committee corporation law departments 1975-1977) M C.
Married Patricia Ann Thomas, April 20, 1968. Children: Elizabeth Ann, Katharine Patricia, Christina Susanne.