Student, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical, 1942. Student, Cumming School of Art, Des Moines, 1948. Student, Drake University, 1947.
Student, Kansas City Art Institute, 1950. Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Kansas City, 1950. Student, Kansas City Art Institute, 1951.
Master of Fine Arts, University Tennessee, 1956.
Artist/designer, Museum Natural History, Kansas City, 1951-1952; illustrator, Civil Svc., United States Army, Kansas City, 1952-1954; chief designer, American Museum Atomic Energy, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1954-1976.
Technology Sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1942-1946. Member American Society Arms Collectors, Smoky Mountain Gun Collectors (charter life member, president 1964), Oak Ridge Art Center (director 1956-1959), Sertoma (charter president since 1966), Southeastern Antique Arms Collectors (charter life member, director since 1977), Free and Accepted Masons (life member), Elks.
Married Alice Jean McCabe, August 2, 1947 (divorced March 1977). 1 child, Teresa Ann Runtsch Duffett.