Attended Chicago-area schools, including the Alexander Graham Bell School, but left out of frustration with the quality of oral education. A few years later, enrolled in the Wisconsin School for the Deaf, graduating at age 23. Attended Gallaudet College for 3 years but had to drop out due to the Great Depression. Employed as a printer in Washington DC, Los Angeles, and Chicago, the latter location for the Wall Street Journal until retirement. Active in the deaf community, including the National Fraternal Society of the Deaf, the Illinois Association of the Deaf, and serving as officers in various Illinois-area state and private organizations and agencies serving the deaf. Involved in the founding of a Chicago apartment complex for deaf senior citizens, the Illinois TTY distribution program and establishment of the Illinois Relay Center, and the Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission. Died at Skokie, IL.
DeafNation, March 2000, p.2-3.
1909-24 January 2000