Student, University of California-Davis, 1933; student, Art Center School Los Angeles, 1934-1936; student, Choinard Art School, Los Angeles, 1937; student, New York School Modern Photography, 1940.
Owner, Advertising & Commercial Photography, San Francisco, 1940-1949; owner, Art & Photography, Gardnerville, Nevada, since 1949.
Member National Watercolor Society, Photographic Society of America, Photographers Association American, Nevada Council of the Arts, Masons, Rotary.
Married Geraldine Jackson, June 30, 1945. Children: James S., Christopher B., Sarah W., Jeffrey C., Bruce F.