Born August 26, 1948 in Damron Hospital Stockton, California
Lived in Tracy California for 42 years
Attended an Banta Elementary School, graduated from Naglee School in 1962
Attended Tracy Joint Union High School and graduated in 1966, Joined the Air Force in 1968, received an honorable discharge, married in 1968 to Irene Silcox, we had two boys. during my school and into my early marriage I work as a delivery person for Powells Pharmacy in Tracy, California, standard oil in Tracy California, Heinz tomato factory in Tracy California, and the Defense Depot of Tracy California. Shortly after I was married there was a reduction in force and I started my fire service career. I worked as a firefighter for Tracy rural fire department for 10 years and then was promoted to fire captain in charge of training full-time firefighters and volunteer firefighters. I attended national fire Academy Maryland for four weeks and was a master fire instructor. During my tenure as a firefighter/Captain I was involved in raising money for a special district, I worked from 1970 to 1987.
In 1988 I bought a disc jockey system to began a new career in entertainment, I was doing a lot of up motivational seminars and award ceremonies along with party music. 1988 to 2005
During the years 1988 to 1997 I work for the:
Linden Unified School District
A/A Tool Rental
I feel I still have more to give back to the County in the form of information, I have been on the Sheriff's Foundation board for six years.