Student, Portland State University, 1955. Student, California Coast University, 1978.
Manager Bruno Studies, Vancouver & Aberdeen, 1957-1959. General manager Yuen Lui Studios, Portland, 1959-1964. President G.R. Child, Inc.
Child's Photographers, Redmond and Bend, Oregon, from 1964.
Member professional Photographers Oregon (director 1966-1988, president 1979-1980), Professional Photographers American Inc., Redmond Chamber of Commerce Clubs: Bend Golf and Country. Lodges: Rotary, Elks.
Married Darlene F. Gottfried, April 8, 1956. Children: David, Richard, Sarah, Lisa.