Bachelor of Arts, Lafayette (Pennsylvania) College, 1938. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1940. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1958.
Master Englishand Latin, Westminister School, Simsbury, Connecticut, 1944-1946.
Assistant Professor of English, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1946-1951, 54-62, Loyola College, Baltimore, 1962-1966. Professor of English, Maryland.
Institute College Art, Baltimore, 1966-1984, department chairman language and literature, 1980-1984. Life member board directors Franklin County Heritage.
Master, English & Latin Westminister School, Simsbury, Connecticut, 1944—1946. Assistant professor, English Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1946—1951, 1954—1962, Loyola College, Baltimore, 1962—1966. Professor, English Maryland Institute College Art, 1966—1984.
Chairman, department language & literature, 1980—1984.
Member, board directors Franklin County Heritage. Member of Society Mayflower Descendants, Gay Academy Union (charter), Wilderness Society, Tri State Natural Weather Association (secretary), National Trust History Preservation, Omicron Delta Kappa, Delta Kappa Epsilon.