At, University Rochester, 1939. At, Academy Art, San Francisco, 1945—1946. Associate of Arts in Art cum laude, Indian Valley Colleges, Novato, California, 1984.
Assistant art director Ruthrauf & Ryan, Advertising, San Francisco, 1948. Staff artist San Francisco News, 1948—1960, News-Call Bulletin, 1960—1965, San Francisco Newspaper Agency, 1965—1980. Advertising consultant and freelance graphic designer, since 1980.
Political cartoonist labor publications, since 1958. Civic art commissioner, Novato, since 1985. To captain United States Army, 1940-1945.
Member Black Raven Pipe Band, San Francisco, 1966—1967. Publicity chairman Marin Citizens for Responsible Firearms Control. Member of Newspaper Guild (president local 52 1964, treasurer 1978-1979), Sierra Club.
Married Hazel Mae Anderson, June 7, 1947. Children: William Alan, Frank Emerson.