Bachelor of Science in Education, Beta Theta Pi, University Idaho, 1956. Master of Education in Administration, University Oregon, 1958. Master of Arts in Speech, Washington State University, 1975.
Superintendent, teacher, coach, Rose Lake (Idaho) School District # 35, 1949-1955; forensics coach, speech teacher, Jefferson H.S., Portland, Oregon, 1955-1965; director forensics, Portland Community College, 1965-1993; lead speech instructor, Portland Community College, 1979-1982; subject area chairman, Portland Community College, 1986-1990; Adjunct Professor speech, U. Portland, 1987-1993. Parliamentarian faculty senate, 1975-1980.
Chairman, precinct committeeman Republican Party, Kootenai County, Idaho, 1951-1953. President Kootenai County Teachers Association, 1953-1954, North Idaho Education Association, 1954-1955, Oregon Speech Association, 1960-1961, Oregon Community College Speech Association, 1971-1972. Member of Order of Quetzalcoatl (director of work since 2007), Northwest Communications Association, American Forensic Association, Oregon Speech Association (president), Speech Communications Association, Western Speech Communications Association, Oregon Retired Teachers Assn, American Rose Society, Portland Rose Society (Best Rose Garden in Portland Grand Sweepstakes award 2003), Allied Masonic Degrees, Scottish Rite (Commander multnomah council kadosh 1990-1991, president foundation since 2002, 33 degree), Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks, Royal Arch Masons, Shriners (director of the work since 1990, president Tualatin valley shrine club 1991, group leader of the guides 1998—2006), Royal Ark Mariners, Royal Order Scotland, York Rite Sovereign College, Red Cross of Constantine (director of the work 1989—2001, recorder 1993-1997, sovereign 2000-2001, St. Laurence Conclave), Order of Eastern Star (Worthy Patron 1953, 1970), Knights Templar (knight Commander of temple of grand encampment), Cryptic Masons of Oregon (grand orator 1994-1995, illustrious master 1997), Masons (worshipful master 1984-1985, district deputy 1986-1990, junior grand deacon 1990-1991, junior grand steward 1991-1992, grand orator 1992-1993, grand lodge education committee chairman 1993-1995, chairman grand lodge programs committee 1996—2007), Royal Rosarian.
Married Jayne Brown; children: Randall Lee, Stephen Douglas.