Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Manhattan College, 1959. Master of Science, Adelphi University, 1964. Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1970.
Design engineer Defense Contractors, 1959—1964. Manager airborne computer system Grumman Aircraft Company, 1964—1969. Founder, senior vice president system operations Telemed Corporation, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 1969—1977.
Founder, president National General Corporation, Chicago, 1978—1981, Combined Cable corporation, South Barrington, 1981—1984. President International Acoustics, Inc., Palatine, 1986—1987. Vice president Narnia Inc., Long Grove, since 0989.
Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Association Individual Investors.
Married Roberta Jean Ritter Murphy, April 19, 1969.