Bachelor, University Nebraska, 1963.
Assistant trust officer Guardian State Bank & Trust Company, Alliance, Nebraska, 1967—1980, trust officer, 1980—1988. Director Guardian Banshares, Inc., 1980—1988. Vice president Slagle Fund, 1986—1989, chairman, since 1989.
Trust officer The Abbott Bank, since 1988. Director The Abbott Bank Group, Inc., since 1988. Member Alliance Public Library.
Board, since 1982; treasurer Alliance Public Library. Foundation, since 1983. Member American Field Service Committee, Alliance, since 1980.
Chairman Box Butte County Chapter American Red Cross, Alliance, 1970—1973. Chairman program advisory committee Nebraska Educational television, Alliance, 1981—1988. Co-chairman fund doctor Box Butte General Hospital, Alliance, 1974.
Treasurer Alliance Presbyterian Church, since 1969.
Member of Nebraska Scottish Rite Foundation (board directors since 1983), Eastern Star, Masons (Alliance-Consistory member since 1973, rank inspector general 33 degree Supreme Council), Order of DeMolay (chapter advisor since 1971, decorated Legion of Honor award 1973), Kiwanis (president Alliance 1973), Kappa Sigma (Grand Master, Northern Platte Valley Alumni chapter since 1975).