Bachelor, Dickinson College, 1950. Bachelor of Divinity, Temple University, 1953. MTh, United Theological Seminary, 1956.
Minister, Methodist Church, Hickory Town, Pennsylvania, 1949-1951; minister, Methodist Church, Gordon, Pennsylvania, 1953; private practice teacher, 1955-1974; freelance writer, Castle Point, New York, since 1975. Consultant and advisor in field.
Leader Veterans fr Congressman Benjamin Gilman, 1988. President Veterans for Robert Dole Presidential primary, 1988. Assistant director for Governor of Arizona campaign manager, 1972.
Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Veterans of Foreign Wars (Certified 1989), Arizona-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, Paralyzed Veterans American, Elks (life, Medal 1987).
Married June Kerestes, May 6, 1943 (divorced). (widowed) children: Charlene, June, Donald, Diane, Nichole Ra.