Born Ladysmith, November 22, 1945; married; 3 sons, 2 granddaughters, 1 great granddaughter. Graduate Flambeau H.S. (Tony) 1964; teacher’s certificate Taylor Co. Teacher’s Coll. 1967; attended UW-Superior, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Menomonie, UW-Barron Co. Convenience store owner, metal stamping co. owner, farmer. Former frozen pizza manufacturer. Member: 3rd degree Master Mason; 32nd degree Scottish Rite; Shriner; NRA (gun instructor); Model T Ford Club. Rusk Co. Hospital Bd. 1980-82, 2010-present. Rusk Co. Bd. of Supervisors 1976-87.
Elected to Assembly 2014.