Fred Silvester travelled from his home in Utah to attend Graceland College. With a goal of getting a good education he also picked up a guitar and joined the Mortiians as an original member. He too transferred to Central Missouri State after the band was given the choice to give up the band or leave, by the Graceland administration. After returning to Utah from Central Missouri Fred completed his goal of becoming a lawyer. He has been a successful trial attorney and splits his time between his homes in Utah and Oregon.