Born in Fulton, Kentucky.
Attended University of Kentucky.
Officer's Candidate School and received Commission.
Served three years in the Navy.
Graduated from Illinois Tech and received BSEE degree.
Was employed by H.K.Porter in Chicago.
In 1967 was transferred to Cincinnati, OH and worked there until 1980. Was then transferred to Belmont, CA where he worked for Kuhlman Corporation until retirement in 1991.