AB, Brown University, 1941. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1952.
Faculty, U. Connecticut, Storrs, since 1949; professor of history, U. Connecticut, Storrs, since 1962; head Department, University Connecticut, Storrs, 1960-1969; dean College Liberal Arts and Sciences, U. Connecticut, Storrs, 1971-1974.
Served to First lieutenant Army of the United States, 1941-1945. Member American History Association, New England History Association (president 1976-1977), Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Grace Moore Hayes, October 24, 1941. Children– Lorraine, Robert W., John M.