Bachelor, LaSalle College, 1947. Master of Arts, Fordham University, 1951. Master of Literature, University Pittsburgh, 1953.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1962.
Member faculty, Duquesne U., Pittsburgh, 1948-1989; professor of history, Duquesne U., 1963-1989; department chairman, Duquesne U., 1965-1969; director debate, Duquesne U., 1955-1989; emeritus professor of history, Duquesne U., since 1990; managing editor, Duquesne Review, 1956-1973.
Volunteer Public Accountant Office, 1991-1994, Pittsburgh Guild Blind, since 1996, St. Clair Hospital, 1993-1994. With Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member Organization American Historians, Catholic Host.
Society W. Pennsylvania, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Theta.
Married Josephine Tumminello, May 31, 1958. Children– Ann Marie, Jacqueline.