Bachelor of Science, University Connecticut, 1938. Master of Science, University Minnesota, 1940.
Microbiologist, Southbury (Connecticut) Training School, 1940-1942; enlisted, United States Army, 1942; advanced through grades to colonel, United States Army, 1960; head microbiology section, 5th Army Medical Laboratory, St. Louis, 1956-1960; head microbiology division, 6th United States Army Medical Laboratory, Sausalito, California, 1960-1970; retired, United States Army, 1970; chief microbiologist, Scott and White Clinic, Temple, Texas, 1970-1979; research associate, U. Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, 1979-1992. Virology consultant United States Navy, Berkeley, California, 1966-1970, dermatology division University of California School Medicine, San Francisco, 1966-1970.
Member Habbjach Dollars for Scholars, Tucson, since 1984. Board directors Temple Emanuel, Tucson, 1989-1991, 95-97, Jewish Family and Children's Service, 1991-1997. Member American Society Cancer Research, American Society Microbiology, Tissue Culture Association, Sigma Xi.
Married Bettie Cowles, January 21, 1948 (deceased). Married Elsa Gordon, December 18, 1983. Children: Jeffrey, Robyn, Ethel.