Bachelor, Grinnell College, 1964. Juris Doctor, Iowa Law School, 1967.
Partner McCoy, Faulkner & DeCook Inc., Oskaloosa, 1968—1972. Vice president Oskaloosa Home Loan and Savings Association, 1972—1977, president, since 1977. Board directors Iowa League Savings Institutions.
With National Guard United States Army, 1967-1973.
Member of Kiwanis (president 1973-1974).
Married Marilee McAllister, August 13, 1966. Children: Matthew Robert, Michael Raymond.