Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1956. Master of Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1964.
Professor of biology University Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1964—1996, chairman biology department, 1974—1980.
Member of Washington Poets Association.
Married Violet Lucille Herring, December 17, 1960 (divorced September 27, 1983). Children: Matthew, Heather, Charles, Edith.