Black graduated from Delta High School and earned his bachelor"s degree in business administration from the.
Underwriter American Agencies, Salt Lake City, 1962-1967. Field representative USF&G Insurance Company, Boise, Idaho, 1967-1975. Agency owner Black & Warr Insurance Agency, 1975-1991.
Member District 15 Idaho House of Representatives, since 1993. President Boise Independent Agents, 1981, Idaho Professional Agents, 1982 (board directors 1981-1992, agent of the year 1981).
Republican House of Representatives State of Idaho, since 1992. Member Optomist International.
Married Clydene S. Black, June 29, 1961. Children: Jeffrey, Gary, Wendi.