Bachelor of Arts, West Virginia University, 1937; Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1941.
Member faculty, Elmira College, 1941-1948;
member of faculty, University of Chicago, since 1948;
Bernadotte E. Schmitt professor modern history, University of Chicago
Bachelor of Engineering Schmitt professor emeritus, University of Chicago, 1988. Visiting professor Cornell Univercity, summer 1945, 52, 63. Distinguished visiting professor Kent State University, summer 1965.
Rockefeller professor of history U. Delhi, India, 1967-1968. Member seminar Chinese U., Hong Kong, since 1990.
Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences, member American History Association, Society History Discoveries, Hakluyt Society, American Association of University Professors, Association Asian Studies, Wine and Food Society, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Quadrangle (Chicago), Tavern (Chicago).
Son of Frederick Carl and Bertha Lach. M. Alma E. Satorius, March 18, 1939. 1 daughter, Sandra Judith.