Associate of Arts in Applied Science, New York University, 1954. Associate of Arts, Dutchess Community College, 1979. Student, Ulster Community College, 1980.
Student, Empire State College, since 1983.
Deputy sheriff Dutchess County, Poughkeepsie, 1958—1960. Firefighter Poughkeepsie Fire Department, 1960—1974, lieutenant, 1974—1979, captain, 1979—1980, chief, since 1980. Consultant Dutchess County Arson Task Force, since 1980.
Consultant examiner New York State Department Civil Service, Albany, 1982. Interviewer Oral Boards Fire Department, Wilton, Connecticut, 1983. Guest speaker various fire departments New York, since 1982.
Parade judge Millbrook Fire Department New York, 1980. Judge teen contest Greater Poughkeepsie Junior Chamber of Commerce & Jayncees, 1981. Participant Cardiac Arrest Day, Dutchess County Heart Association, 1982.
Member of Fire Chiefs Council Dutchess County, New York State Association Fire Chiefs, International Association Arson Investigators, International Association Fire Chiefs.
Married Mary Lou Debeljak Davison, June 29, 1957. Children: Rosemary Davison Kyle, Thomas, Timothy, Mary Kay, Caroline, John.