Bachelor, University Wisconsin, 1959. Master of Arts, University Colorado, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Colorado, 1966.
Teaching assistant University Colorado, Boulder, 1960-1964. Lecturer University Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 1964-1966. Professor German University Wisconsin, Oshkosh, since 1966.
Trustee Winchester (Wisconsin) Academy, 1977-1992. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1951-1956. Member American Association Teachers German, Wisconsin Association Foreign Language Teachers.
Married Sally Elizabeth Gardom, July 9, 1959. Children: Michael Lewis, Eric Christopher Reginald.