Born and raised in Texas. Graduated as a Civil Engineer from Texas Tech and retired in 2002 after 39 1/2 years with the U.S. Department of
the Interior, National Park Service, working in design, construction and facilities management in Atlanta, GA, Big Bend N.P.,TX, Cape Cod N.S, MA, Carlsbad
Caverns N.P., NM, Glacier N.P., MT, Glen Canyon N. R. A., AZ, Grand Canyon N.P., AZ, Olympic N.P., WA, San Francisco, CA, Yellowstone N.P., WY, and Yosemite
Married to the same wonderful and patient lady for 42 years. We have three children and two grandchildren.
I began collecting what are now considered C&R firearms in the 1950s and held a Class 01 FFL in the 1980s and early 1990s. Have held my Class 03 FFL since
the mid 1990s to present.
Joined the NRA in 1958 and became a Life Member in 1969.