Bachelor in Psychology, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1950. Master of Science in counseling, Purdue University, 1954. Counseling certified, San Francisco State University, 1964.
Wrestling coach, teacher remedial reading Admiral Farragut Academy, Toms River, New Jersey, 1953—1955. Owner, operator Panora Studios, Othello, Washington, 1955—1957. Teacher Boardman (Oregon) Schools, 1957—1960.
Teacher art, English, psychology, driving Vallejo (California) Unified School District, 1959—1986. Instructor English and psychology Solano College, Fairfield, 1964—1977. Student teacher trainer Chapman University, Suisun, 1987—1990.
Owner Artworks, Benicia, since 1991. Credentialed referee North Coast Wrestling, Santa Rosa, California, 1970—1972. Vice president California Teachers Association, Vallejo, 1978.
Served with United States Army, 1946-1947, Japan.
(Book by Gauger, Harold C.)
Treasurer, secretary, board directors Sister City of Vallejo, since 1998. Elected officer Solano County Republican Central Committee, Fairfield, 1986—1990. Ruling elder Presbyterian Church United States, since 1961.
Member of California Writers Club, Mystery Writers American, Kentucky Colonels (honorary).
Married Frances Gauger, December 18, 1954. Children: Glade L., Celeste Therel Rae Garrett.