Bachelor of Business Administration, University Illinois, 1946.
Assistant manager credit Hart Schaffner & Marx, Chicago, 1946—1955. Cashier Harrisburg National Bank, 1955—1961, vice president, 1961—1973, president, from 1973. Member advisory board American Banker Association, Washington, 1981—1984.
Captain United States Marine Corps, 1942-1946.
President School Board Unit 3, Harrisburg, 1962—1972. Board member Southeastern Illinois College, 1968—1972. Chairman Southeastern Illinois College Foundation, 1985.
Captain Civil Air Patrol. Member of Kiwanis (president 1960, lieutenant governor 1961), Shriners, Masons (past master, grand representative to Delaware for grand lodge of Illinois since 1975).
Married Dorothy Helen O'Rourke, January 17, 1946 (deceased 1981). Children: Richard K., Scott C. Married Patricia Porter, 1985.