Bachelor of Science, Howard University, 1935. Doctor of Dental Surgery, Howard University, 1939. Doctor of Science(honorary), Georgetown University, 1973.
Chairman board directors United National Bank, Washington, since 1964. Trustee Howard University. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1936-1942.
Member of Northeast Regional Board Dental Examiners (executive secretary), American College Dentists, National Dental Association, American Association Dental Examiners (past president), American Dental Association.
Married Eleanor Dixon Collins, May 4, 1941. Children: William Keelan, John B. World War II.