Student, St. Martin's College, 1958—1961. Student, W. Washington Law School, 1961—1963.
Law clerk Johnson-Johnson & Innslee, Seattle, 1962—1963. With Safeco Insurance Company, 1963—1975, commercial lines manager Northwest division, 1969—1972, division manager group accounts, 1973—1975. Vice president underwriting Hanover Insurance Companies, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1975—1980.
Senior vice president, chief operating officer Allianz Insurance Company, Los Angeles, 1981—1982. Senior vice president Transam. Insurance Company, since 1982.
Chairman governing committee Washington State FAIR Plan, 1971-1972. Board governors Worker's Compensation Re-insurance Bureau, 1975-1980. Member executive committee Aviation Re-insurance Bureau, 1975-1980.
Board directors Insurance Services Office, 1976-1979, Transam. Insurance Company Texas, Transam. Lloyds; member advisory committee underwriting program Insurance Institute American, since 1977.
Served with United States Marine Corps, 1953-1956. Member of Society Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters, New England Amateur Athletic Union, Marines Memorial Club.
Married Harriet Ann Ryan, July 20, 1957. Children: Jeffrey Monroe, Sharon Rose.