Associate of Arts in English, Modesto (California) Junior College, 1970. Bachelor in English summa cum laude, California State University, Fresno, 1972. Master of Arts in English with distinction, California State University, Fresno, 1982.
Master of Library Science, San Jose State University, 1985.
Lecturer California State University, Fresno, 1980-1982. Investor Clovis, California, since 1982. Reformed library/supervisor King's County Library., Hanford, 1986-1990.
Library/senior library California State Department Corrections, Sacramento, 1990-1994. Supervising library California State Department Justice, since 1994. Speaker/trainer, member statewide correctional law library task California State Department Corrections, 1994.
Library, library webmaster Fresno (California) City College, since 1999. Speaker in field.
Chairman reformed committee San Joaquin Valley Library. Systems, Fresno, 1989-1990. Member Secular Franciscan Order, Fresno, since 1975, novice master, 1984.
Member Modern Language Association, Special Libraries Association, California State University Fresno Alumni Association, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Doris Elizabeth Newcomb, January 9, 1972. Children: Mary, Paul, Hilary, Dominic, Elizabeth.