Attended, Hampton Institute, 1959. Associate of Arts cum laude, Orange County Community College, 1971. Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, State University of New York, New Paltz, 1974.
Master of Library Science, Long Island University, 1976.
From clerk to head children's department library, Newburgh (New York) Free Library., 1964-1986; library media specialist, West St. School, Primary School, Newburgh, 1986-1987; library media specialist, Vails Gate High Tech Magnet School, Newburgh, since 1987.
Board directors United Fund Meals on Wheels, Greater Newburgh, fundraising chairman. Chairman board directors Head Start East Orange County. Past chairman board Christian education Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Member of New York Library. Association, Newburgh Area Zonta Club (past president, Supreme Grand Court Heroines Jericho supreme lecturer), Rose Seven Seals (past state deputy), Royal and Exalted Order Amaranth (supreme grand associate matron, state deputy), Order Eastern Star (past grand matron, past 1st vice president supreme council grand chapter, Star of Hope).
Married Ammie Parker, Junior, December 6, 1959. Children: Anthony, Johnnye, Kenneth.