Bachelor in Art, North Texas University, 1955. Postgraduate in History, University Arizona, Tucson, 1965. Postgraduate, Stanford University, California, 1963.
Diploma in economics, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1974.
Teacher art and social studies Roswell (New Mexico) Indiana School District, 1955-1959. Graduate assistant history department University Arizona, Tucson, 1959-1965. Teacher remedial English, Salpointe Catholic School, 1961-1962.
Hostess Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park, 1963. Teacher art Polytechnic High School, Fort Worth, 1966—1973. Teacher history Western Hill High School, 1973—1988.
Teacher Vision Quest, Elfrida, Arizona, 1991. Counsellor Camp Cruces Episcopalian, Texas, 1968.
Eyewitness United States-Mexico Border Patrol. Member Sky Island Alliance. Honorary member Arizona Cochise County, Attorneys Sheriff's Associate.
Member Scotsdale Museum Contemp Art, 2009. Member youth criminal justice subcommittee Suffolk County Criminal Justice Coordinator Committee, since 2006. Member of Geo. H. Bush Presidential Library.
Center, Phi Alpha Theta, Alpha Rho Tau.
Married stepmother Hazel Parnell (deceased 1968). Married stepmother Mary Noble M. (deceased 2006).