Member City of Everett (Washington) Fire Department, 1954-1978, bn.chief, 1976-1978.
Battalion chief City of Everett Fire Department, Washington, 1976—1978, member, 1954—1978, Washington Senate, since 1979, majority whip. With United States Navy, 1951-1954.
Vognild was a member of the Everett, Washington fire department.
Married Dorothy L. Vognild. Children: Valerie Ann, Margo Elaine.