Born Springfield, Ohio in 1932. Commissioned from ROTC in 1954, served in Vietnam. Retired in 1975 with rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Served on Board of Supervisors and Director of Dispute Resolutions for Superior Court, Cochise County. Member of the Arizona Supreme Court Foster Care Review Board. Chairman of Cochise College Governing Board. Past Director Chamber of Commerce and Chapman University Branch Campus, Sierra Vista. Charter member of Ft. Huachuca 50, Director of Southern Arizona American Heart Association. President of Rotary Club, Board member of Salvation Army, Sierra Vista. Active in Association of the US Army, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Officers Association of America, Ft. Huachuca Historical Museum Society. Participates in San Pedro Water Resources Association, Cochise County Private Industry Council, and Sierra Vista Citizens Police Academy Associates.