Bachelor, Michigan State University, 1969; Master of Arts, Michigan State University, 1970; Master of Fine Arts, Michigan State University, 1975.
Interpreter, General Motors Overseas, Detroit, 1948-1949;
teacher art and humanities, Dewitt (Michigan) Public Schools, 1970-1988. Instructor evening college Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1975-1976. Member Art Scholarships, Lansing, 1985-1990.
Jurying Lansing Art Guild, Michigan, since 1990, East Lansing Arts Organisation, since 1991.
Member Friend of Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, since 1975. Member National Education Association, Swedish International Education Association, Michigan Education Association, Detroit Swedish Council, Jenny Lind Club Michigan, Zonta Michigan.
Married Lorain Dale Cornell, October 29, 1949 (deceased December 1988). Children: Charles Peter, Susan Christina, Sonja Elizabeth.