Bachelor of Arts, University Florida, 1927, Master of Arts, 1928. Postgraduate Syracuse University, 1928-1929, University Chicago, 1930-1931.
Teaching fellow Syracuse University, 1928-1929. Professor history and political science University Florida, Gainesville, 1929-1930, 37-46, University Denver, 1931-1937. Director Florida Merit System, Tallahassee, 1946-1960.
President Huesack Enterprises, Inc. Editor Wakulla News, 1967-1971. Founder St. Andrews Press.
President, Florida Heritage Foundation, 1973-1976. Coordinator award program Florida Press Club, 1977. Trustee St. Andrews Society.
Board directors Monticello Opera, 1976-1982.
Member Florida Public Health Association (president 1955), Florida Public Personnel Association (president 1953), Public Personnel Association United States and Canada (honorary.
Married Myra Adelia Doyle, June 8, 1938 (deceased 1981). Children– Victoria Mell Laird Ackerman, Nan McKenzie.