Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Colorado, 1938. Master of Arts, State University Iowa, 1942.
Grade school teacher, Lafayette, Colorado, 1940-1941. Instructor New Mexico State Teachers College, Silver City, 1946-1947. Professor department arts and crafts New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, 1947-1977.
Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946.
Married Gertrude Lucille Rogers, September 2, 1942. Children: David, Edwin, John, Theodore.