Bachelor, Hobart College, Geneva, New York, 1952. Master of Science in Education, Hobart College, Geneva, New York, 1955. Master of Arts, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1959.
Doctor of Philosophy in History, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1973. Postgraduate, State University of New York, Cortland, 1952. Postgraduate, Syracuse University, New York City, 1962.
Instructor Hobart College, Geneva', New York, 1952-1954. Lecturer State University of New York, New Paltz, 1955-1957, summer 1960. High school teacher Bayport, New York, 1957-1958.
Assistant manager 1000 Acres Ranch Resort, Stony Creek, 1958-1959. Assistant professor history State University of New York Technology College, Alfred, 1959-1964, professor, 1965-1992, professor emeritus, since 1992, chairman department, 1965-1971. Teaching assistant State University of New York, Buffalo, 1964-1965.
Adjunct professor Elmira College, 1978, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1979, Alfred University, 1985, State University of New York Technology College, Alfred, 1992-1996. Tutor Empire State College, 1985.
Active Alfred-Almond Central School Board Education, 1971-1974, president, 1973. Trustee Alfred Rural Cemetery Association, 1973-1981, president, 1979-1980. Trustee Alfred History Society, 1974-1976, 85-88, Union University Church, Alfred, 1977-1980, Alfred Village, since 1987.
Acting mayor City of Alfred, 1990-1992, police commissioner, 1992-1994. Vice-chairman Alfred Community Chest, 1983-1990. Member American Federation Musicians, Phi Beta Kappa.
Clubs: Elks, Masons, Foster Lake (executive committee 1972-1974).
Married Beverly Ann Platts, August 6, 1961. Children: Barrett George, Heather Gaye.