Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Iowa, 1949.
Chief industrial engineer Freuhauf Trailer Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1950-1960. Process engineer Rockwell-Collins, since 1960.
Master Cub Scouts American, Marion, Iowa, 1970-1971. Manager Marion kids baseball team, 1969-1977. Served with United States Army, 1944-1946, European Theatre of Operations.
Member Small and Medium Size Enterprises (chapter chairman 1959-1960, other offices), American Legion. Clubs: Fawn Creek Country (Anamosa, Iowa).
Married Ila Patricia Robertson, June 11, 1955. Children: Pamela Brackey, Patricia Jackson, Russell, Ronald.