Born in Kansas City Missouri, moved to Tucson when twelve, graduated 1964 from Palo
Verde H.S. Received B.S. Mining Engineering Degree from Colorado School of Mines
Over the next 20 years I sold lots in Rio Rico, down hole truck mounted drills in W. Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania, staked mining claims throughout the West, designed residential and commercial civil engineering projects in Denver, did more land surveying in Massachusetts, imported medical products from Malaysia, Thailand and China, back to Denver to install rubber roofing with a brother in-law, and came back to Tucson in 1990 to renew my relationships with 2 high school friends. Since then have been a landlord of a small manufactured home Park.
Was married twice for a total of 15 years. Have no siblings or children, parents died when I was 20. Joined Kiwanis de Amigos in 1992.