Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, 1942. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1948.
Editor, University of Illinois Press., Urbana, 1948-1968; professor of history, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1969-1976; consultant, Colorado Springs, Colorado, since 1976.
(history, Steamboat travel on Missouri River, early Americ...)
(Volumes 1 and 2)
Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Western History Association (Award of Merit, 1979), American Antiquarian Society, Organisation American Historians. M C.
Married Mary Catherine Mayberry, October 6, 1943. Children: Robert Woods, Mark Richard.