Bachelor of Science in Forest Management, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1964. Master of Science in Forest Management, 1973.
Consultant forester, Western Timber Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., Arcata, California, 1965-1989; private practice, Trinidad (California) Art, since 1989.
Fireman Trnindad (California) Volunteer Fire Department, since 1989. Member Trinidad Museum Society, Humboldt North Coast Landtrust, Redwood Art Association, Trinidad Chamber of Commerce.
Married Barbara June Yocom Simmons, December 31, 1968 (divorced June 1989). Children: Valerie, Gaylene.