Bachelor, Austin College, 1937. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1940. Diploma, Southwestern University, 1945.
Executive program University of California at Los Angeles, 1955—1956. Accountant Edling, Hightower & Hunt, Los Angeles, 1942—1950. Controller Cannon Electric Company, 1950—1958.
Treasurer Consolidated Systems Corporation, Monrovia, chief finance officer, 1958—1964. Controller Essick Manufacturing Company, Los Angeles, director, secretary, 1964—1966. Treasurer Commercial Filters Corporation, Indianapolis, director, chief finance officer, 1966—1967, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, 1967—1971.
With St. John's Hospital and Health Center, Santa Monica, California, 1971—1981. Accountant, since 1981. Instructor California Institute of Technology, 1962—1966.
Board directors Lutheran Youth Foundation, Los Angeles, 1955—1964.
Member of Finance Management Association, Hospital Finance Management Association, Finance Executives Institute (president Los Angeles chapter since 1974), California Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, University (Pasadena), Rotary.
Married Marilynn Jeanne McKinney, November 19, 1944. Children: Elizabeth Anne Penny Fixsen, Carolynn Jeanne Penny Spies, David Marshall, Martha Lee Penny Dzioba, Margaret Jo Penny Luers, Kathrynn Sue.