Born deaf at Richfield, Digby Co., Nova Scotia; graduated Halifax School for the Deaf, 1948; studied commercial art, design, and cartooning 1949-1951 through a correspondence course. Illustrated for several Canadian wildlife magazines. Founder of the Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf. Authored A Deaf Artist's Trail. Married Lucille May Anne Zimmer Dietrich in 1987, but was diagnosed with seriously metasized colon cancer only six months later, and died after another six months.
Deaf Heritage in Canada, p.231, 334-336; Deaf Canadians, p.27; Dictionary of Canadian Artists, vol.5, p.1380; Silent Worker, March 1964, p.3-5.
31 December 1929-16 June 1988