U.S. Army Reserve colonel, JAG Corps, 1952-1954
Private practice, Virginia, Illinois, 1957-1966
State`s attorney, Cass County, Illinois, 1960-1964
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Eighth Judicial Circuit, 1966-1976
Justice, Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District, 1976-1985
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