Bachelor, Eastern Washington University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Oregon State University, 1973.
Manager, agronomist, Sun Royal Company, Royal City, Washington, 1970-1974;
senior scientist, Lilly Research laboratories, Kennewick, Washington, 1974-1987;
environmental consultant, Cobb Cons. Superior vena cava syndrome, Kennewick, Washington, since 1988. Board directors Bentech laboratories, Portland, Oregon, 1989.
Director special projects Bioremediation, Inc., Lake Oswego, Oregon, 1990-1992. Advisory board Advisory Council Tri-Cities, Washington, 1991.
1st lieutenant United States Army, 1964-1967. Member American Phytopath. Society, Weed Science Society of America, We.
Society Weed Science, American Society Agronomy, Northwest Association Environmental Professionals, National Association Environmental Professionals, New York Academy of Sciences, Environmental Assessment Association, Sigma Xi.
Son of Elmer Jean and Martha Ella (Napier) C. M. Sandra L. Hodgson, August 29, 1964 (divorced 1988). Children: Mike, Melanie, Megan, Bill World War II.