Bachelor, University Texas, 1941. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1945.
Rancher, 1945-1995; teacher, theatre director, publications director, language arts coordinator Schulenberg Public Schools, 1945-1977. Founder, owner I.E. Clark, Publications public plays and books for theatre, from 1959. Teacher Newspaper Fund seminars University Texas at Austin, summers, 1961-1966.
Regional observer for National Observer, 1961. Member Texas Education Agency Commission for Language Arts Curriculum Revision, 1958-1959, State Committee Development of Speech-Drama Publication of Texas Education Agency, 1960-1961.
Member Fayette County History Survey Committee, since 1969. Founder, artistic director, board directors, officer Backstage, Inc., Fine Arts Council for South Central Texas, since 1969. Advisory director 1st National Bank of Schulenburg, 1974-1980.
Democratic precinct chairman Fayette County Democratic Executive Committee, 1955-1980. County campaign chairman Lyndon B. Johnson, 1949, 55. Area campaign chairman Texas Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby, 1972.
Board directors Schulenberg History Society. Member American Theatre Association (national chairman play publications panel 1977, editor Secondary School Theatre Journal 1982-1983), Southwest Theatre Association (honorary, life), Dramatists Guild, American Alliance for Theatre and Education, Texas Secondary Theatre Conference (director, Newsletter editor 1966-1969, member Interscholastic League advisory committee), Texas Educational Theatre Association (Founders award 1985), Modern Music Masters (honorary, life), Masons, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Tau Delta, Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Eta Sigma.
Married Lila Rhea Norwood, September 1, 1945. Children: Candace Ann, Robin Rhea.