Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy Art, 1949. Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy Art, 1958.
Owner, manager Whitney Silver Shop, Birmingham, Michigan, 1950—1958. Instructor to associate professor art Olivet College, 1959—1963, professor art, 1959—1963, professor, 1973—1979. With 1945 United States Army Reserve, 1942, PTO.
Member of Eaton Art League (vice president 1984), American Association of University Professors, Battle Creek Artists Guild, Michigan Society Architectural Historians.
Married Charlotte Armide Lamm. Children: Charlene, Alice.