Bachelor of Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1961; Bachelor of Laws, University of California, Berkeley, 1964.
Accountant, Arthur Young & Company, San Francisco, 1965-1968; 1st vice president, Sutro Company Inc., San Francisco, 1968-1980; vice president, Barclay and Company, Inc., San Francisco, 1980-1990; owner, Tolson Capital Management, San Francisco, since 1991.
Board of directors Lowell High School Alumni Association, San Francisco, 1990. With United States Army Reserve. Member California Bar Association, Pacific Rowing Club (board directors).
Married Linda Ann Lew, January 20, 1967. Children: Andrew, Leigh.