Bachelor of Music, Harding College, 1948. Master of Music, Geo. Peabody College, 1950.
Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 0577.
Instructor Southeastern Christian College, Winchester, Kentucky, 1950—1954, 1956—1958. Assistant professor music Texas Women's University, Denton, 1958—1959. Head department music Bethany College, West Virginia, 1959—1962.
Director fine arts Milligan College, Tennessee, 1962—1963. Head division fine arts North-East Missouri State University, Kirksville, since 1963. Sgt United States Army Air Force, 1944-1946, PTO.
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Member of American Musicol. Society, National Association Schools Music, International Council Fine Arts Deans, Music Educators National Conference.
Married Mary Lee Strawn, May 29, 1947. Children: Dale A. Junior, Rebecca Lee, Mark Stevenm, Eric Leon;1 child Janet Irene.