Bachelor of Science, Bachelor, Kansas State University, 1955.
With, Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles, 1957-1969; president, Broadway National Bank, Kansas City, 1969-1974; chairman, president, Capital City State Bank & Trust, Topeka, 1974-1977; chairman, president, Northgate National Bank, Hutchinson, Kansas, 1978-1981; chairman, president, First State Bank, Thayer, Kansas, 1981-1984; consultant, Farmers Home Administration, Southeast, Kansas, 1985-1986; president, chief operating officer, CLO, First National Bank & Trust Company, Cushing, Oklahoma, 1986-1988; chairman, president, First National Bank, Pawhuska, Oklahoma, since 1989. Trustee Livestock Marketing Institute, Kansas City, Missoury, 1972-1984. Board directors First National Bank, Pawhuska, Oklahoma, since 1989.
District commander The American Legion, Manhattan, Kansas. Advisory trustee University of California, Northridge, 1971-1972. President Father's, Inc., Hutchinson, Kansas, 1980.
Sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1942-1947. Member Northridge Chamber of Commerce (president 1972, Businessman of Year 1970), Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce (Chairman of the Board 1989-1991), Rotary (Pawhuska chapter president 1990-1992), Kiwanis (president Northridge chapter 1970-1971, Man of Year 1973).
Married Marianne L. Pierce, September 17, 1951. Children: Jerolyn, Angelique, William J. II, Dawn, Erin (deceased). Married Ardene Louise Maria Heim, October 28, 1979.