Bachelor, Regis College, 1962. Master of Arts, University Denver, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Denver, 1969.
Professor of history, Memphis State University, 1966-1973; dean academic services, Regis College, Denver, 1973-1975; professor of history, Community College of Denver, since 1976. Consultant Governor' General’ s Office, Denver, 1982-1985. Owner Denver Mansions Company, since 1980.
Board of directors Colorado Endowment for Humanities, Denver, since 1984.
Married Sarah Helen Dodd, June 11, 1965. Children: Beverly Elizabeth, Brooke Alison.