Source: Rockford Register Star December 21, 2019 Sec. A pg. 1 Sec. A pg.5
Rockford Alderman for nearly three decades.
He was adopted at 9 months old and said he had a wonderful mother and tried to model his life after her.
Age 69 (in 2009)
President of Groom Industries, Inc.
Graduated from West High School and United States Naval School of Music.
US Army Veteran, served in Korea.
Tax practitioner with Gibbs, Beach and Associates Accounting and Tax Service.
Wife, Sonja J. Beach; daughters, Lori Beach-Yates and Jodi Lynn Beach; two grandchildren.
Board Member: Kids Around The World
Co-Founder: Illinois Snow-Sculpting Competition
Past President and current member: Lion’s Club
Founding and current member, Rockford Concert Band
Past President and life member: Rockford Temple Band
Sunday School teacher, Salvation Army
Member, Swedish Historical Society
Past member of Rockford Arts Council
Past Board Member, Rockford Christian School
Travelled to Brovary, Ukraine to establish Sister City relationship with Rockford
Past Board Member for the Christian Communication Network TLN
Source: Rockford Register Star, 11/29/2009