Student, San Diego Junior College, 1946-1948.
Farmer, Stevens County, Washington, 1950-1960;
office manager, Spokane County Agriculture Stablzn. and Conservation Service, Department Agriculture, Spokane, Washington, 1960-1966;
executive secretary, Washington Association Wheat Growers, Ritzville, 1966-1968;
executive vice president, National Association Wheat Growers, Washington, 1970-1980;
senior vice president, National Association Wheat Growers, 1980-1990;
retired, National Association Wheat Growers, 1990. Executive director National Association Wheat Growers Foundation, 1980-1985, senior vice president, 1985-1990. Served as advisor to the United States Delegation International Wheat Council, London.
Co-chairman National Wheat Research Conference. Member technical advising committee on grainand feed for trade negotiations. Organizing chairman National Wheat Industry Utilization Conference.
Chairman National Ag Day, Washington, District of Columbia events committee;member of advisory and nomination committee Agriculture Council of America. Acting director NAWG Foundation. Consultant Grain Growers Membership Insurance Trust, 1990, Agriculture Insurance Adminstrs.
Insurance, since 1990. Executive director Durango Foundation for Ednl. Excellence, since 1991.
Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946. Member of National.
Married Joan Louise Dorsey, March 18, 1977. Children: Sherrel Rees Siegmund, Susan Rees Lee, Daniel, Michael.