Bachelor of Science in Education, University of Wisconsin -River Falls, 1959, Master of Science in Education, 1968. Doctorate.Arts, U. Northern Colorado, 1976. Certified teacher, Minnesota, Wisconsin.
Teacher science Webster (Wisconsin) Senior High School, 1962-1966, Burnsville (Minnesota) Senior High School, 1966-1997, chairman department, 1985—1988. Retired, 1997
Consultant product development 3M, St. Paul, 1980-1984, member steering committee North Central Association Community Schools, 1974-1978, chairman, 1981-1984.
Member steering committee NorthCen. Association Committee Schools, 1974-1978, chairman, 1981-1984. Served with United States Army, 1960-1962.
Member American Society Parasitologists, Association BiologyTchrs., Minnesota Science Teachers Association, Minnesota Academy Science, Minnesota Education Association, National Education Association (life), Sigma Xi.
Married Marian Jeanette Johnson, June 4, 1966. Children: Timothy Richard, Denise Marie.