Bachelor in Political Science, Central Washington University, 1972. Master of Arts in History, Central Washington University, 1974. Postgraduate, Western Washington University, 1975.
Archivist, Eisenhower Presidential Library., Abilene, Kansas, 1975-1985; senior archivist, Civil Archives Division NARA, Washington, 1985-1987; senior archivist, Office of Presidential Libraries, NARA, Washington, 1987-1988; supervisory archivist, Reagan PResdl. Library., Simi Valley, California, since 1989. Director Kansas State Archival Advisory Board, Topeka, 1981-1985.
Board of directors Dickinson County History Society, Abilene, 1980-1985. Sergeant United States Army, 1969-1971, Vietnam. Member Southern American Archivists, Society California Archivists, American Legion, 101st Airborne Association, Delta Raiders of Vietnam Association (secretary-treasurer since 1986).