Student, Cochise College, Sierra Vista, Arizona, 1976-1977.
Enlisted, United States Army, 1955; served to station chief signal corporations, United States Army, 1969-1976; retired, United States Army, 1976; technician, Radio Corporation of America, Galena, Alaska., 1977-1978; field engineer, General Telephone Сompany, Los Angeles, 1978-1985; owner, operator, California Communications Contractors, Buena Park, since 1986; president, Commission on the Rules for the Approval of the Electrical Equipment Communications Inc., Buena Park, since 1988.
Member Communications Workers American (trustee health and welfare fund since 1987). Lodges: Moose.
Married Janet June Proffitt, July 5, 1956. Children: Janet J., Teresa L., Judith A., James W. Junior, Patricia N.