Bachelor, Marquette University, 1964. Master of Arts, Marquette University, 1970. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1972.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1988.
Teacher Latin, English and social studies, West Division High School, Milwaukee, 1964-1984; teacher social studies and architectural and urban planning, Riverside U. High School, Milwaukee, 1984-1987; assistant principal for data processing, South Division High School, Milwaukee, 1987-1989; assistant principal for data processing, Custer High School, Milwaukee, since 1989.
Member Wisconsin Governor's Select Committee on Native American Affairs, 1974-1984. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, American History Association, American Catholic History Association.
Married Karen L. Laures, August 20, 1964 (divorced July 1979). Children: David Robert, Sara Louis, Melissa Marie, Michael Francis. Married Susan R. Kowalski, January 1, 1994.