Bachelor of Science, Oregon State University, 1942.
Vice president, general manager Roberts Motor Company, Portland, 1956-1964, president, general manager, since 1964. President Truck and Industrial Equipment Company, Portland, since 1952, Trent, Inc., Portland, since 1957, Roberts Motor Inc. Oregon, Medford, since 1957, Redding Kenworth Company, California, since 1966, Redwood Kenworth Company, Eureka, since 1966.
Member region XI executive committee Boy Scouts American, 1955-1970. President Portland Area Council, 1956-1958, member national executive board, since 1962. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946.
Member Metal Trades Association (director Portland since 1961), Truck Association (director Portland 1960-1984). Club: Rotarian (director).
Married Elaine Roberts, September 25, 1943. Children– Lynn, Vittz-James L., Howard Scott.