Bachelor in History, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, 1959. Master of Arts in American History, University Pittsburgh, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum Development & Supervision, University Pittsburgh, 1980.
Teacher Pittsburgh Board Education, 1963-1993, department chairman, 1967-1993. Instructor Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1969-1971. With United States Army, 1961-1962.
Member Mount Ararat Baptist Church, Pittsburgh. Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Pittsburgh Federal Teachers Retiree Chapter, Pittsburgh Association School Retirees, University Pittsburgh Team Pittsburgh, University Pittsburgh Alumni Association, Lincoln University Alumni Association (life).