Bachelor, Champlain College, 1952. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1954.
Teacher English, Clarkstown Control School, New York City, 1955-1956; teacher English and history, Leonard Junior H.S., New Rochelle, New York, 1957-1973; assistant Professor of English, West Virginia Tech, Montgomery, 1957-1962; assistant Professor of English, Jersey City State College, 1964; instructor English, Clark College, Atlanta, 1964-1965; associate professor, English chair, Mayville (North Dakota) State College, 1966-1969; assistant Professor of English, Control Michigan U., Mount Pleasant, 1969-1973; teacher college English, Black River H.S., Sullivan, Ohio., 1973-1989; retired, 1989.
Volunteer Medina (Ohio) United Neighbors Challenging Hunger, since 1991, Operation: Homes. Coxswain United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.
Married Marcia Joan Montie, December 28, 1966. Children: Lance Robert, Kyle Dylan.