Educated, high school, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Owner, general manager, Roberts Roof & Floor Company, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1946-1973; owner, Dealers Wholesale, Las Vegas, 1952-1965; vice-president, director, Stocks Mill & Supply, Las Vegas, 1962-1973; Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Scott Corporation dba Union Plaza Hotel, Las Vegas, 1962-1987; Chairman of the Board, First Western Finance, Las Vegas, 1971-1988; Chairman of the Board, Dres Media, Inc. (KRLR-television), Las Vegas, since 1983; director, vice president, First Western Savings Association, Tom Coward Lincoln Mercury, Nevada Power Company, Las Vegas president, chief operating officer, HSST Nevada Corporation, Las Vegas, since 1987.
Board of directors Boy Scouts American, New Horizon Center for Learning. Member Sheriff's Mounted Posse, since 1947, captain, 1957-1959. Trustee Nevada Museum Fine Arts, U. Nevada-Las Vegas Foundation.
President Nevada Development Authority, 1974-1975. Member Nevada State Contractors Licensing Board, 1975-1973, Las Vegas Convention Authority, 1971-1973. Served to Second lieutenant infantry, United States Army, 1944-1946.
PTO; Member Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce (president 1966-1967), Nevada Resort Association (president 1975-1977, director, member Executive Committee 1985), Federated Employers Nevada (president 1956-1957), Rancheros Vistadores Club (president of the board directors), Bohemian Club, Hualapai Club, Las Vegas Country Club, Masons.
Married Juanita E. Stephens, February 28, 1937 (divorced January 1960). Children— Richard W., Elizabeth Scott Foremaster. Married Charlene E. Duff, December 22, 1962.
1 child, Rick L.