Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1964. Master of Science, Michigan State University, 1966. Educated Special, University Cincinnati, 1972.
Vocational teacher Spencerville schools, Ohio, 1963—1968. Vocational supervisor Greene Vocational School, Xenia, 1968—1970, vocational director, 1970—1974. Superintendent Vantage Joint Vocational School, Van Wert, Ohio, from 1974, school president, 1974.
Active United Way; vice president St. Thomas Lutheran Church. Member of American Association School Administrators, Buckeye (Ohio) Association School Administrators, Ohio Association Vocational School Superintendents, Rotary.
Married Marilyn Lou Hartman, August 1, 1964. Children: Kimberly, Tamara.