Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1960; Master of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1961.
With United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1961. Assistant director admissions Oklahoma State University, 1963-1966. Executive director Kiamichi Economic Development District of Oklahoma, 1966-1968.
Founder, owner construction and land development business, 1968-1976. Member Oklahoma Senate, 1975-1976, United States Congress from 3d Oklahoma District, 1977—1991, 1997—2002. Member ways and means committee, human resources suncom., budget committee.
President World Export Services, Stillwater, Oklahoma, 1991—1996.
President Higher Education Alumni Council of Oklahoma. Oklahoma chairman National Future Farmers American Foundation. Member Oklahoma Health Planning Council.
President Ada (Okla). Growth and Development Association Served with Air National Guard, 1960-1966. Member of the Chamber of Commerce Clubs: Masons, Lions.
Married Elizabeth Lou Rogers, June 9, 1963. Children: Sally, Martha, Wade.