Independent Democrat
Clark County Senatorial
District No. 3
Antiquarian Book Dealer/Insurance Broker

Born:  October 7, 1942; Anaheim, California.
 Bishop Gorman High School; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), B.S., Business Administration, Accounting.
  Mary Hausch.
  James, Walter, Anna Maria.
  United States Army Reserve, 1962.
Hobbies/Special Interests:
  Golf, book collecting, short wave radio, writing.
Legislative Service:  Nevada Assembly, 1983-86; Nevada Senate, 1987-99--two special and nine regular sessions; Member, Interim Finance Committee, 1983-86 and 1991-98; Alternate, Legislative Commission, 1987-93.

Affiliations:  Nevada Commission on Sports; Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce; Latin Chamber of Commerce of Nevada; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; UNLV Alumni Association; Federal Budget and Taxation Committee, Assembly on Federal Issues, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL); Committee on the Southern Border, Council of State Governments-West; National Association of Latino Elected Officials; Booksellers Association of Southern Nevada.

Personal and Professional Achievements:  President, UNLV Alumni Association, 1974; President, Nevada Golf Association, 1973-74; Outstanding Young Man of America, 1974; Nevada Amateur Golf Champion, 1970; Meritorious Service Award, CSUN, UNLV; National Committeeman, Young Democrats of Nevada, 1977-78; Sports Column Award, Nevada State Press Association, 1980; Member, NCSL’s Delegation to Costa Rica, 1985; Governing Board, Clark County Health Systems Agency, 1985-86; Citation, Nevada School Administrators Association, 1985; Alumni Adviser, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, UNLV, 1984-86; UNLV Outstanding Alumnus, 1988; Outstanding Hispanic Citizen, Latin Chamber of Commerce of Nevada, 1988; Governor’s Commission on Drinking and Driving, 1987-89; Nursing Care Task Force, 1988; Task Force on Regulation of HMOs, 1988-89; International Observer to 1990 Nicaraguan National Elections; Man-of-the-Year, Hispanic Business and Professional Women of Las Vegas, 1990; "Good Guy" Award, Nevada Women’s Political Caucus, 1995.