Bachelor of Science in Management, University Illinois, 1953. Master of Science in Management, University Illinois, 1959.
With Ford Motor Company, 1953, 59—, production material buyer Kentucky Truck division Louisville, since 1971.
Trustee, City of Westwood, Kentucky, 1972-1980, chairman, board trustees, 1980-1984, mayor, since 1984. Advisory Citizen's Advisory Council, Louisville, 1988-1989. Member Missouri synod Lutheran Church.
Member Kentucky-Indiana Purchasing Management Association, Westport Road Association (president since 1988).
Married Dorothy Irene Messerschmidt, June 14, 1959. Children: Claire, Kent, Lynn, Todd.