Bachelor of Arts in Civil Engineering, Stanford University, 1920. Postgrad in Architecture, University California-Berkeley, 1924—1926. Master of Arts in Sociology, 1940.
Student, San Francisco Art Institute, 1926.
Civil engineer, 1919—1923. Architectural designer California, 1924—1926. Instructor sculpture San Francisco Art Institute, 1929, California College Arts & Crafts, Oakland, 1935.
Lecturer to professor sculpture University California-Berkeley, 1936—1966. Founder sculpture division art department, 1958. Member advisory board, chairman International Sculpture Center, University Kansas, 1968—1978.
Member advisory board International Sculpture Symposium, University Oregon, Eugene, 1973—1974. Board directors Mental Health Society Northern California, 1948—1951. Captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946.
Member of advisory board, chairman International Sculpture Center, U. Kansas, 1968-1978. Member of advisory board International Sculpture Symposium, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1973-1974. One-man shows include Stanford University Museum, 1962,Santa Barbara Museum Art, 1963, Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, 1963,Ryder Art Gallery, University of California-Berkeley, 1965, Judah Magnus Museum, Berkeley, 1971, James Willis Gallery, San Francisco, 1975, 77, 80, San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, 1979, Walnut Creek Civic Arts Gallery, California, 1983.
Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946.
Married Dorothy Lilienthal Schnier, January 28, 1949. Children: Claude, Rebecca.