Bachelor of Science, University of Chicago, 1930; Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1936; Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1954.
Member faculty, University of Chicago, since 1939; professor philosophy, University of Chicago, since 1962; chairman college staff, University of Chicago, 1961-1971; also director undergraduate programs in philosophy, secretary faculties, University of Chicago, 1969-1980. Visiting professor U. P.R., 1957. President Vista Homes Building Corporation, Chicago, 1980-1990.
(language arts, literature)
Served to lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Colonel Reserve; Member American Philosophical Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: Quadrangle (University Chicago).
Chicago Literary, Cliff Dwellers (Chicago).
Married Edna Pauline Willis (deceased 1976), June 19, 1939. Children: Virginia, Joan, Thomas, Susan.