Arrived Australia 1950 and attended Northcote High School for 3 years. Become an Australian Citizen in 1954 and did National Service in the RAAF in 1956 at Laverton.
Married for the second time with 4 children and 6 grand children. After leaving school sold electrical goods and then new Holdens and was the top salesman in 1959 in Victoria. Left that industry in 1961 when the credit squeeze hit having just been married and joined a meat company and spent 3 years in Broken Hill then Melbourne and Sydney.
In 1976 started Seattle Meats and stayed in the meat industry until 2007.While in the meat industry had involvement in the Hospitality Industry as part owner of a couple of hotels and a restaurant.
Served on the Victorian Board of The Variety Club as Vice Chairman also on the National Board. Board member of Kids Under Cover for 11 years and made a Life Ambassador in 2008 when I retired from the board.