Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University Nebraska, Omaha, 1973.
Pharmacist, Millard Pharmacy, Omaha, 1973-1975; manager, pharmacist, Alexander's Rexall, Norfolk, Nebraska, 1975-1978; owner, pharmacist, Gothenburg (Nebraska) Pharmacy, since 1978. President Nebraska Pharmacists Association, 1996-1997.
Member council American Lutheran Church, Gothenburg, 1984-1987, president 1996-1998. Member Gothenburg Municipal Airport Authority, 1987-1990, Gothenburg Public Schools Board Education, since 1991. Member American Pharmaceutical Association (William Apply Memorial Program grantee 1991), Nebraska Pharmacists Association (board directors 1989-1992, 95-98), Gothenburg Chamber of Commerce.
Married Patricia Lee Carlson, June 19, 1971. Children: Elizabeth, Richard, Laina, Craig.