Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 1949.
With, Collins Radio Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa., 1949-1972; regional vice president, general manager, Collins Radio Company, Cedar Rapids vice president operations, King Radio Corporation, Olathe, Kansas, 1973-1991; also board directors, King Radio Corporation, Olathe private consultant, since 1991. Member Iowa State Board Engineering Examiners, 1969-1972.
Board directors, vice president Olathe Communications Hospital, 1982-1990. Member board trustees, past chairman Olathe Health Systems. Chairman board trustees Miami County Medical Center.
Member board advisors Kansas University School Engineering, since 1979. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, Am Society Quality, Rotary, Pi Tau Sigma, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi.
Son of John W. and Mirian S. (Sigler) D. M. Barbara A. Rigdon, June 26, 1949. Children: Anne Dunn Stockman, John R., Mark A.