Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Seton Hall U., 1940; A.M., Harvard University, 1942; Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1951.
Instructor, Caldwell (New Jersey) College, 1946-1948; Instructor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1948-1951; member of faculty, Seton Hall U., South Orange, New Jersey, since 1951; professor of history, Seton Hall U., since 1960; department chairman, Seton Hall U., since 1961. Faculty Irish Studies seminar Columbia University, since 1974.
Served to captain Field Artillery Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member National Geography Society, American, American Catholic history associations, Conference on British Studies, Victorian Studies Association, New Jersey History Society Clubs: Harvard (New Jersey).
Married Ethel M. Ehrlich, August 29, 1953. Children– Mary Anne, Elizabeth Ruthe, Georgette Louise.