Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1945. Master of Science, University Miami, 1961.
Commissioned, United States Army, 1945-1975; advanced through grades to colonel, United States Army retired, United States Army, 1975; program manager, Dalmo Victor Electronic Sys., Belmont, California, 1979-1988.
Member Society Western Artists, Sequoia Art Group (vice president 1985, 86, 87), Burlingame Art Society (treasurer 1995-1997, Artist of the Year 1996).
Married Nancy Ann McGovern, September 8, 1945. Children: Russell D. Junior, John W., William E., James Y.