Student, Royal Academy, Antwerp, Belgium student, Art Student League, New York City studied with, Karl Bitter, New York City, 1912-1915; chief sculptor monument restoration project, Department Parks, New York City, 1934-1937.
With United States Marine Corps, 1918-1919. Member National Academy of Design (1st vice president 1956-1959), Art Commission Associations (board directors), National Sculpture Society (president 1950), Century Association, National Arts Club.
Married Betty A. Clarke, October 9, 1948. 1 child, Elizabeth Mitchell.