Student, Art Center School, Los Angeles, 1947—1949.
Partner Follis & Goode Design Office, Pasadena, 1950—1955. Project designer Welton Becket & Associates Architectural Office, Los Angeles, 1955—1960. Partner Ushr-Follis, Inc.
Design Office, 1961—1969. President John Follis & Associates Design Office, 1960—1984. Board advisors International Design Magazine, New York City, 1974—1976.
With United States Navy, 1944-1946.
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Chairman City of Pasadena Design Committee, 1978—1982. Director State of California Design Committee, Sacramento, 1974. Trustee, member European Founding Council Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, 1987—1990.
Member of Society Environmental Graphic Design (board directors 1974-1975), Society Typographic Arts (Best of Catagory award 1978), American Institute Graphic Arts 1976-1982, (various awards of merit 1952-1981).
Married June Louise Howard, July 10, 1944. Children: Roger Howard, Charlene Anne Follis Oliva, Grant Victorine, Dean Gunnar.