AS, Grand Rapids Junior College, 1947; student, Center Michigan U., 1957-1958.
Analyst, researcher, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1949-1956; owner, Accordion Institute, Midland, 1956-1959; owner, Midland Real Estate Exchange, 1959-1962; vice president commercial sales and development, Brantley Associations, Realtors, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1963-1967; vice president, V.P. Stone and G.W. DeLere, Inc., Realtors, St. Petersburg, since 1967; computer consultant, Realtron Corporation, Detroit, since 1972. Adjunct Professor real estate U. Florida, Gainesville.
National and state judge classical accordion competitions. Alternate delegate Michigan Republican Convention, 1962. Member finance committee Little Ears, Inc., St. Petersburg.
Member National Association Realtors, Florida Association Realtors, Gulf Beach Seminole Board Realtors (board directors since 1969, president 1971, Realtor of Year 1971), National Association Mortgage Brokers, Florida Association Mortgage Brokers, Florida Association Real Estate Educators, National Musicians Union.
Married Joan Eileen Thompson, April 4, 1959 (divorced). Children: Barbara Jean, Brad Kendall, Nancy Ellen, Lauri Anne. Married Karin Treiber Blake, September 16, 1978.