Born to deaf parents at San Francisco; entered California School for the Deaf, Berkeley 1923 and graduated at age 14. Graduate of Gallaudet College, 1938. Boy's counselor, teacher, and administrator at the California School for the Deaf, Berkeley, for over 35 years. As the first holder (1974) of the Powrie V. Doctor Chair of Deaf Studies at Gallaudet College, wrote A Deaf Adult Speaks Out, an opinionated work addressing various problems of deaf people and deaf education, which went through three editions. Retired in 1979. Married Dorothy Morrison during the 1950s.
The Eagle Soars to Enlightenment, p.349-350; New Horizons, Spring 1999, p.16; Discoveries, p.13.
13 July 1918-24 December 1998