Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1949; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Illinois, 1951.
Private practice, Chicago, 1953-1986. Retired, 1986
Board directors Highland Community Bank, Chicago. Consultant in field.
President South Side Community Art Center, Chicago, 1970-1975. Chairman local chapter National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Health and Welfare committees, 1965-1967. Co-chair professor's division Chicago chapter United Way, 1988.
Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, European Theatre of Operations. Fellow International College Dentists, International Academy General Dentistry, Academy General Dentistry, American College Dentists, Odontographic Society Chicago, Chicago Dental Society (president 1984-1985), Lincoln Dental Society (vice president 1970), Illinois State Dental Society (chairman peer review committee 1978-1982).
Married Lueguster Murphy, March 30, 1946. Children: Kernelia, Donna.