Student, Art Center School, Los Angeles, 1942-1943; student, Chouinard The Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles, 1943-1945; student, Jepson The Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles, 1945-1947.
Artist, Conners-Joyce, Los Angeles, New York City, 1943-1945;
freelance artist, private practice, Los Angeles, 1946-1947;
artist, teacher, Los Angeles Unified School District, 1948-1978;
artist, graphic designer, Emerson Gallery, Encino, Tarzana, California, 1964-1984;
owner, director, president, International Art Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., Encino, California, since 1975. In-service training consultant Los Angeles Unified School District, 1950-1963. Treasurer Artists for Ednl.
Action, Los Angeles, 1972-1975.
Member National Watercolor Society (past president).
Married Diana Crystal Strode LaCom, August 27, 1949. Children: Lawrence Carl, Laura Diane, Eric Wayne.