Bachelor of Fine Arts, Kearney (Nebraska) State College, 1931.
; children— Marcelle, Bernice Joy (deceased), Robert Norman. Married Nellie Snyder Yost, August 30, 1984. Teacher schools, California, 1931-1956.
Riverman various vessels MississippiRiver, from 1961.
Now retired; delegate National Maritime Union Convention, 1966, 69, 72, 76, named union poet laureate, national convention, 1980.
Served in United States.Mcht. Marine, 1943-1948, 56-61. Member Western Writers American (associate), Nebraska Writers Guild, Nebraska Poets Association (associate), Illinois State Poetry Society (president since 1983), Chicago Poets and Patrons, Little Big Horn Associates.
Married Florence Faye Meadows, July 2, 1934 (deceased 1984). Children: Marcelle, Bernice Joy(deceased), Robert Norman. Married Nellie Snyder Yost, August 30, 1984.