Bachelor of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1949; Master of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1952; diploma in French Studies (Rotary Foundation fellow), Institut de Touraine, U. Poitiers, France, 1950.
Assistant editor international literature quarterly, Books Abroad, U. Oklahoma, 1952-1953; field representative college department, The Macmillan Company, 1953-1960; field representative college department, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Inc., Oklahoma and Texas, 1960-1962; manager college programs in foreign language department, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Inc., New York City, 1962-1967; senior editor college department, Random House-Knopf, New York City, 1967-1972; director, U. New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1973-1980; director, Texas Western Press, University Texas, El Paso, 1981-1985; private practice consultant, since 1985; field representative college department, W. W. Norton & Company, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, 1988-1993; instructor English as Second Language, El Paso Community College, since 1994. Instructor French U. Oklahoma, 1952-1953. Industry representative National Committee Support of Foreign Langs., 1971, free-lance translator (french-english), since 1996.
President El Paso Council for International Visitors, 1987-1988. With United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Member Phi Beta Kappa.
Clubs: Alliance Francaise (El Paso).
Married Edith Albena Doolittle, June 20, 1959. Children— Pamela, Hugh, Cynthia.