Donald "Don" E. English was born on April 13, 1926 in Oakland, California. Don married Flora on August 16, 1952 and they had two children: Gina and Kevin.
English went to high school and photographer school.
English was enlisted in the United States Air Corps.
English is a retired photographer formally employed as News Bureau Photo Coverage for the Nevada Test Site.
English also worked as a freelance magazine photographer and as a photographer for the Las Vegas News Bureau (Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce).