Bachelor, St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1932. Master of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy, 1961.
Joined benedictine order Roman Catholic Church, 1930. Ordained priest, 1936. Member faculty St. Gregory's College, Shawnee, Oklahoma, 1936—1986.
Instructor history and government, 1936—1986. Treasurer, 1939—1942. Chairman department social science, 1960—1977.
Headmaster St. Gregory College and High School, 1942—1949. Vice president, 1949—1954. Civilian chaplain Fort Sill, Oklahoma, since 1941.
Member of American Catholic History Society.