Graduate of The Ohio State University ( GO BUCKS! )

Officer in the United States Army

National Park Service volunteer docent at Washington's Headquarters, Morristown, NJ.(Retired after 8 great years)

LECTURER-Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers University

LECTURER-Florham Institute for Lifelong Learning at Fairleigh Dickinson University

Recipient of the National Park Service Centennial Volunteer Challenge Award.

Collector of original historical autographs.