Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Washington, 1930. Certified teacher, University Washington, 1930.
Teacher science, Chelan (Washington) High School, 1930-1934; chemistry manager, North Center laboratories, Inc., Wenatchee, Washington, 1935-1939; inspector, Boeing Airplane Company, Seattle, 1940-1945; technical sales representative, L.H. Butcher Company, Seattle, 1945-1946; sales manager, Beaver & Bohm Manufacturing Company, Mount Vernon, Washington, 1946-1948; sales representative, Balfour, Guthrie & Company, Seattle, 1948-1952; supervisor engineering and manufacturing research, The Boeing Company, Seattle, 1953-1970; owner, manager, Acme Pers. Agency, Santa Rosa, California, 1970-1979; president, director, Ell Ell Diversified, Inc., Santa Rosa, 1984-1992; co-owner, Doctor of Laws, Santa Rosa, since 1993.
Counselor Service Corps. of Retired Executives, Santa Rosa, 1981-1983.
Married Lida Marie Hall, June 17, 1928 (deceased 1961). Children: Janet Marie Usher Elliott, Ronald Lee Usher. Married Grace Augusta Brinkman Staton, May 15, 1965.