Two-year certified Richmond Professional Institute, College William and Mary, 1942. Bachelor of Fine Arts, University New Mexico, 1945. Master of Arts, University New Mexico, 1948.
Instructor, U. New Mexico, 1947-1948; instructor, Texas Western College, El Paso, summer 1949; instructor, Colorado Women's College, Denver, 1948-1959; professor, U. Arizona, Tucson, 1959-1983; professor emeritus, U. Arizona, Tucson, since 1983; instructor, U. Nevada, Reno, summer 1967.
Son of Jesse and Edith (Buchenberger) D. Patricia Davidson, October 29, 1945. Children: Denise, Abigail, Joshua.