Born Town of Paris, Grant County, November 11, 1940; married; 2 children and 3 grandchildren
Graduate Platteville H.S.
Veteran; served in Wisconsin National Guard 1959-64.
Member: Farm Bureau; NRA; D.A.V.; FFA Alumni; Dairyland Antique Tractor Club (president). Former member: Jaycees.
Elected to Assembly 2000; reelected since 2002
Recipient: Wis. Towns Assn. Legislative Friend of Towns Award 2004; Wis. Farm Bureau Federation Friend of Agriculture; Wis. Builders Assn. Friend of the Housing Industry. Served on the Platteville School Board; Farm Service Agency; Conservation Board.