Elected to Nebraska Legislature: 2006; re-elected 2010
Born Feb. 6, 1938, in Gage County.
Education: Graduate of Cortland High School.
Family: Married Pat, Jan. 20, 1973; two children: David and Amy.
Occupation: Farmer, agribusinessman. Formerly involved in construction, retailing and trucking.
Military service: Nebraska National Guard, eight years.
Member: Norris School Board; American Legion Post 253; Lutheran Church.
Former member: Norris Forest Committee; Highland Township Board (chair); Pickerill Coop (president); Norris School Board (treasurer).