Personal Information: Lifelong resident of Washington State; son of a World War II veteran; father of three young men.

Community Involvement: Active church member, former Awana leader, Boy Scoutmaster, member of Kiwanis and Optimists’ Clubs, and Big Brother. Also coached high school basketball for ten years.

Education: Highline High School, many private courses, particularly law and early American history. Occupation: Small businessman; provider of Copper River Salmon products for 36 years.