Bachelor in Business, Pacific Lutheran University, 1957.
President Sverdsten Logging Company, Inc., Cataldo, 1979—1981, Triad Contractors, Inc., Cataldo, 1979—1981. Member Idaho Senate, since 1980. Served with United States Army, 1953-1955.
Trustee Kootenai School District, Harrison, Idaho, 1968—1978. Member of Intermountain Logging Conference, Pacific Logging Conference.
Married Dee Ann Duea, September 14, 1957. Children: Lucia, David, Paul, Ronald.