Bachelor in Communications, Barrington College, 1954. Master of Education, Indiana University, 1964.
Instructor Crawfordsville High School, Indiana, 1958-1959, Greensburg High School, 1959-1964, Purdue University, West Lafayette, 1967-1968. Director Elston Adult Day School, Lafayette, 1968—1991.
Founder Plymouth Writing Club, New Hampshire, 2007. Member Indiana Sheriffs Association, Indiana Reading Association (founder, president Indianapolis chapter 1962), National Education Association, IAPCAE.
Son of Maurice Harlan and Mildred A. (Hunkins) B. (divorced); children: Don, Kenneth.