Student, Georgia Institute Technology, Atlanta, 1937-1939; student, San Diego City College, 1954.
Instructor, United States Navy General Line School, Monterey, California, 1951; photographer, Baron of Coronado, California, since 1965. Photographer California Hall of Fame, 1988.
Lieutenant commander United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO, 50-54, Korea. Member Professional Photographers California (secretary 1974-1975, treasurer 1983-1985, 1st vice president 1986-1988), Professional Photographers San Diego (president 1969-1970), Professional Photographers Inland Empire (president 1977-1978), National Association Van Valkenburgh Family. M C.
Married Loraine Elizabeth Shaw, January 3, 1942. Children: Franklin, Chares Frederick, Marguerite Loraine, Edward, Janette Elizabeth, Robert.