Bachelor, University Washington, 1930. LD (honorary), Whitworth College, 1967.
With Washington Brick, Lime & Sewer Pipe Company, 1923-1932, vice president, 1932-1938. President Washington Brick & Lime Company, 1938-1958. Director Securities Intermountain Company, 1954-1971.
Vice-president, director Old National Bank Washington, 1958-1968.
Vice-president, director Washington Bancshares, 1968-1971, vice chairman, 1971-1972, Chairman of the Board, president, 1972-1973. Director Utah-Idaho Sugar Company, 1968-1979, 1st National Bank Spokane, 1972-1979, director, Spokane Industrial Park, 1959-1972, (treasurer 1959-1966), director North Coast Life Insurance Company, 1965-1976.
Chairman emeritus, director Old National bank corporation, 1973-1977. President 420 Investment Company, 1982-1984.
Honorary director Metropolitan Mortage Company, 1995;director Quarry Tile Company, 1965-1968, Day Mines, Incorporated., 1968-1981.
Member executive committee Expo '74. Member advisory board Museum Native American Culture, 1957-1981. Mayor City of Spokane, 1960-1967, mayor emeritus, since 1967.
Member advisory board emeritus Spokane Intercollegiate Research and Technology Institute, 1993-1996. Past chairman advisory board Washington State Institute of Technology. Board directors, past president council Boy Scouts American.
Board directors Washington Research Council, secretary, 1968-1974. Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, 1969-1980, Pacific Science Foundation, 1970-1973, Mountain States Legal Foundation, 1979-1985. Member advisory board Graduate School Business, University Washington, 1974-1981, emeritus, since 1981, member advisory board department history, since 1981.
Chairman Regent Gonzaga University, 1948-1961, emeritus, since 1961, benefactor, (honorary) LD, 1999. Member advisory board College Engineering, Washington State University, 1949-1979. Honorary trustee Foundation Northwest.
Trustee Rockwood Community Foundation, 1993-1997, Gonzaga Dussault Foundation, Fosseen-Kusaka Distinguished Professorship, Jackson Foundation Scholarship, University Washington, 1998. Member advisory board Advanced Technology Center, 1989-1994, Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, Whitworth College International Management, City Innovation. Founding. director Athetic Round Table.
Colonel United States Marine Corps Reserve, retired. Member Veterans of Foreign Wars, Retired Officers Association, Association Washington Business (past president), Spokane Chamber of Commerce (v.0. 1946-1951), Spokane-Nishinoniya Sister City Society (president), Srs.
Northwest Golf Association (governor), Military Order World Wars (Perpetual), Order of the Rising Sun (Japan), Balboa de Mazatlan Club (Mexico), Spokane Club (life), Spokane Country Club (life), Prosperity Club, Travellers Century Club, Spokane Ski Club, Rotary (Paul Harris fellow, benefactor), Beta Theta Pi (Oxford Cup award), Alpha Kappa Psi.
Married Helen Witherspoon, September 26, 1936. Children: Neal Randolph Junior, William Roger.