Bachelor of Science, University Delaware, 1949. Juris Doctor with honors, Widener University, 1975.
Development chemist Allied Chemical Corporation, Claymont, Delaware, 1950-1952. Newspaper writer, editor corporation publications Atlas Powder Company, Wilmington, 1952-1960. Management consultant, 1960-1968.
Director renewal planning City of Wilmington, 1968-1979, deputy director planning, 1979-1980, director planning, 1981-1985. Consultant Wilmington City Council, 1985-1901. Private practice, 1985-1900.
Archival consultant Catholic Diocese Wilmington, since 1989. Of counsel City of Wilmington Law Department, since 2001. Special counsel Delaware Division Alcoholism, Drug Abuse and Mental Health, 1990-1993.
General counsel Board for Certified Genealogists, since 1992. Mediator Delaware Superior Court, since 1998.
Author: Delaware National Guard, A Historical Sketch, 1968, DeRevere Family of Peekskill, New York, 1982. Editor Delaware Genealogical Society Journal, 1980-1981, Cultural Resources Survey of Wilmington, Delaware, 1982-1984. Associate editor Delaware Journal Corporation Law, 1974-1975.Assoc editor Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, Editors, Lecturers and Librarians, 2001.
Past board director Wilmington Small Business Development Corporation, Wilmington Economic Development Corporation. Past officer Delmarva Ecumenical Agency. Emeritus board directors, past officer Generations Home Care (formerly Geriatric Services Delaware).
Past officer Christina Cultural Arts Center, Catholic Interracial Council, Delaware chapter American Civil Liberties Union, Maplewood Housing for Elderly, St. Mary's-St. Patrick's Parish Council With United States Army Reserve, 1950-1954. Brigadier general Delaware Army National Guard, 1954-1984, retired. Member American Planning Association (Peter Larson Achievement award 2002), American Chemical Society, Delaware Bar Association, Delaware Society Sons of the American Revolution (past president), National Genealogical Society (board director 1994-2002), Association Catholic Diocesan Archivists (board director 1993-1995), Delaware Genealogical Society (past president), Fort Delaware Society (recognition award), Old Bohemia History Society (board directors since 1992), University and Whist Club, Chemists Club New York City, Ancient Order Hibernians, Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Theta Phi.
Married Elizabeth Cecilia Baldwin, November 23, 1951. Children: Edward (deceased), Mary Elizabeth, Martin Joseph.