Bachelor, Fordham University, 1946. Master of Arts, Fordham University, 1948. Certified in German, Goethe Institute, Munich, 1956.
Doctor of Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1966.
Instructor Boston College, 1947-1948, Le Moyne College College, Syracuse, New York, 1948-1951. Public relations officer Onondaga County Civil Defense, 1951. Editorial counsel New York State Civil Defense Commission, New York City, 1951.
Assistant professor Le Moyne College College, Syracuse, New York, 1952-1966, associate professor, 1966-1971, professor, 1971-1989, chairman department foreign languages and literature, 1986-1989, emeritus adjunct professor, from 1989.
Board directors Central New York Library. Resources Council, Utica and Syracuse, 1977-1984. Religion educator St. Matthew's Parish, East Syracuse, New York, 1966-1979, 89—.
Director public relations Association for Retarded Children, Syracuse, 1953-1955. Tutor basic English, Literacy Volunteers, Syracuse, since 1989. Member American Association Teachers of German (secretary central New York chapter 1954-1960, president 1967-1969).
Married Elizabeth Mary Schneider, September 4, 1948. Children; Anne, Joseph, Maureen, Edward, Madeline, Jeanne, John, Therese.