New Hartford Butler County Republican Born September 17, 1933, at New Hartford, Iowa. Graduated from New Hartford high school 1951. Graduated from Iowa State Teachers College with B.A. degree in 1955, and M.A. degree in 1956. Working on Ph.D. in political science at University of Iowa. Married Barbara Ann Speicher; two children, Lee, 6 and Wendy, 3. Member of Farm Bureau, State and County Historical Societies, Pi Gamma Mu, Kappa Delta Pi. Attends Baptist church. Serving first term.