Hometown: Warwick, RI. Born in New Bedford, Mass and lived in Greenville, NH during WW2.

Education: BS in Law Enforcement, Salva Regina College, Newport, RI, Electronic Tech School, New England Tech, Providence, RI

Enployment: Retired as Police Lieutenant, Warwick Police Dept. 23 years in 1978

Instruments: Keyboard, Tenor banjo, Uke, Harmonica, Tuba (All self taught)

Moved to Florida 17 years ago, living in Lakeland for 10 years before moving to SCC

Previous music experience: Played for the Stone Street Strummers from Foxboro, Mass. Started the Polk County Plunkers, Lakeland, FL.