Bachelor of Science in Education, Temple University, 1940. Juris Doctor, Temple University, 1946.
Professor, law North Carolina College School Law, Durham, 1947—1948, Texas Southern School Law, Houston, 1949—1952, Howard University School Law, 1954—1956. Private practice Washington, 1955—1965. Consultant special legal problems Europe United States Department State, Brussels, 1965—1967.
Attorney advisor Federal Power Commission, Washington, 1968—1974, administrative law judge, 1968—1974, Federal Maritime Commission, Washington, since 1974. Adjunct professor Howard University, 1967—1968.
Member District of Columbia Police Trial Board Panel, 1962—1966, District of Columbia Board Recreation, 1962—1966. Chairman District of Columbia Committee Welfare Crisis, 1963—1964. Vice chairman Health and Welfare Council, 1963—1965.
Trustee Lindenwood College, 1968—1974. Member of Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, National Lawyers Club (Washington).
Married Patricia Roberts Harris, September 1, 1955.