Student, Norwich (Connecticut) Art School, 1939-1940; certified with honors, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1946; studies with DuMond, Art Students' League, New York City, 1948-1953; Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Johns Hopkins University, 1997.
Teacher private classes, Warren, Connecticut, 1953-1975. Instructor art United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1953-1974.
Delaware Democratic State Convention, Hartford, Connecticut, 1978-1980. Chairman Democratic Town Commission, Warren, 1978-1979. Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1941-1945.
Member Artists Equity Association, Kent Art Association, Art Students League.
Married Lois Kathryn Miller, June 5, 1954. Children: Kathryn Ann Abrams Bindert, William Frederick.