Bachelor of Science, Ohio Northern University, 1959. Master of Science, Ohio State University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin-Madison, 1964.
National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow, U. Kentucky, Lexington, 1964-1966; American Heart Association research fellow, U. Kentucky, Lexington, 1966-1968; assistant professor, Iowa State University, Ames, 1968-1975; professor biochemistry, biophysics, State University of New York-Plattsburgh, since 1975; chairman biochemistry, biophysics section, State University of New York-Plattsburgh, since 1978; department chairman biological science, State University of New York-Plattsburgh, 1986-1994.
Board directors Plattsburgh Little Theatre, 1978-1983. Coach Babe Ruth baseball. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon.
Married Judith A. Fisher, August 11, 1962. Children– Claude R., Robert A., James S., Steven G.