Student, George Washington University, 1953. Student, University Mississippi, 1955. Juris Doctor, University Colorado, Boulder, 1957.
Partner firm Calkins, Kramer, Grimshaw & Carpenter, Denver, 1960-1969. President, director Empire Savings, Building and Loan Association, since 1969, E.S.L. Corporation, Denver, since 1971. Director Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka, 1974-1975, 78–.
Director Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation Investment Company.
Director, president, executive board, vice president Savings League Colorado, Inc. Member Denver Regional Transportation District, 1973-1974. Member advisory panel University Denver Research Institute, 1974-1976.
Served with United States Navy, 1957-1960. Member Colorado Bar Association, Young President' Organization, Metropolitan Denver Executive Club, National Savings and Loan League (director since 1980), Law Club, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: Denver Athletic.
Son of James Medray and Jamie Ernestine (Crossfield) C. M. Z. Jane Nichols, April 6, 1973. 1 daughter, Jane Elizabeth.