Bachelor of Science, New Mexico State University, 1955. Doctor of Letters (honorary), New Mexico State University, 1986.
Horse trainer and exhibitor, Bachelor of Arts Johnson Chevrolet Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1946-1947; ranch foreman and horse trainer, Lazy U Ranch, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1949-1950; ranch foreman and horse trainer, Mill Iron Lazy 3 Ranch, Carrizozo, New Mexico, 1950-1951; artist, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1951-1955; instructor and calf roping coach, Judson School, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1955-1959; instructor, Lowell (Michigan) High School, 1961-1974; artist horseman, Springer, Roswell, New Mexico, since 1974. Director alumni relations New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1959-1960.
Served in the United States Air Force, 1942-1946.
Married Carol Joyce (Haddan), October 10, 1946. Children: Carleton Louis, David Keith, Jane Ellen (Avery)Gray.