Bachelor, San Jose State University, 1962.
Consultant aide Nevada Department Wildlife, Ely, 1960—1961. Consultant fieldman Spring Creek, 1961—1963, wildlife manager Wells, 1963—1966. Agent II Sparks, 1966—1969, regional game supervisor Las Vegas, 1969—1971, staff biologist-waterfowl Reno, 1971—1973, staff biologist-big game, 1971—1981, chief game division, since 1981.
Scoutmaster Boy Scouts America, Sparks, 1973—1975, district cub chairman Reno, 1978. Bishop Church Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Sparks, since 1983. Committee member Nevada Wildlife Federation, 1983.
Member judges panel Boone and Crocket Club, Dallas, 1983, 1986. Member of Wildlife Society (president Nevada chapter 1971, 1972, president Western section 1981, representative Nevada chapter 1987).
Married Sharon Miyako Kawahara, March 12, 1962.