D When he was in the 2nd grade, Elai Sr was transferred to Glasgow.
Elai attended school in Glasgow graduating in 1972.
He started his working career as a paperboy for the Billings Gazette, during his high school years he worked for the Cornwell Ranch, & after graduation he headed for California to make his new life.
He worked for the Melby Law Firm hoping to make a career in the legal world.
Not being his cup of tea, he headed north to Washington along with his sister, where he became a maintenance man for a chain of hotels throughout Washington and Oregon.