Bachelor of Science in Agronomy, Arizona State University, 1951.
Member Arizona State House of Representatives, 1959—1967, Arizona State Senate, 1967-1976, president, 1975-1976. Member United States Congress from 3d Arizona district, Washington, 1977—2002. Vice chairman national security committee.
Chairman veterans affairs committee, 1994—2002. Chairman armed services committee, 2001—2002.
With United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member American Legion, Arizona Farm Bureau.
Children: Karen, Bob, Bruce.