Born Milwaukee, October 20, 1946; married; 3 sons. Graduate Milwaukee Lutheran H.S. 1964; B.S.E.E. Marquette U. 1977. Full-time legislator. Former electronics research technician, electronics design engineer, senior electronics project engineer, holder of 4 U.S. patents, and amateur ABATE chili judge. Awarded the Vietnam Service Medal in 1968; served in U.S. Air Force 1965-69. Member: Hartford Lions; Hartford Area Taxpayers Assn. (com. mbr., fmr. pres.); Greater Hartford Optimists Club (charter bd. mbr., fmr. pres.); Land-O-Hills Baseball League (fmr. 14-yr. commissioner); Erin Baseball Club (fmr. 15-yr. pres.); Washington and Waukesha Co. Republican Party; American Legion; VFW; NRA; Senior Friends (Hartford). Former member: IEEE; Wis. Citizens for Legal Reform (st. dir.); BSA Troop 741 (former ASM). Erin Park Bd. 1995-2010.
Elected to Assembly 2004; reelected since 2006.