Student, Mankato Commercial College. Student, Minneapolis School Art.
Emeritus instructor Minneapolis College Art and Design. Emeritus Minneapolis Institute Arts Speakers Bureau. Former judge Goodyear National Conservation Awards Program.
Founder United States Federal Roger Preuss Waterfowl Production Area, Le Sueur County, Minnesota, 1997. Former advisor Wildlife Forever National Fish-Art Contest.
Delaware National Wildlife Conference. Board directors emeritus Voyageurs National Park Association, Deep-Portage Conservation Foundation. Board directors Wetlands for Wildlife United States of America.
Active Wildlife American. Co-organizer, vice president, board directors Minnesota Conservation Federation, 1952-1954. Member United States Hospitalized Veterans Venison Program, since 1957.
Trustee Liberty Bell Education Foundation. Waseca Arts Council; founder, director Roger Preuss Conservation Preserve for Study of Nature, since 1990. Fellow International Institute Arts (life), Society Animal Artists (emeritus), North America Mycological Association, National Wildlife Federation (national wildlife week chairman Minnesota), Minnesota Ducks Unlimited (board directors emeritus), Minnesota Artists Association (Vice-President, board directors 1953-1959), Outdoor Writers American (emeritus), Society Artists and Art Dirs.
(emeritus), American Artists Professional League (emeritus), Minneapolis Society Fine Arts, Wildlife Society, Minnesota Mycological Society (president emeritus, honorary life member), Le Sueur County History Society (honorary life member), Minnesota Conservation Federation (honorary life), Wildlife Artists World (charter member, international vice president since 1986, chairman fine arts board), International Platform Association (emeritus), Great Lakes Outdoor Writers (emeritus), The Prairie Chicken Society (patron), The Sharp-tailed Grouse Society (patron), Mission OceanicArctic, 1992, Beaverbrook Club (honorary life), Minnesota Press Club (emeritus), Explorers Club (New York City, emeritus).
Married MarDee Ann Germundson, December 31, 1954 (deceased March 1981).