Larry was born in Montana on April of 1937. He attended elementary and secondary schools in Montana and graduated in 1956. Received a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Great Falls in 1964. Taught elementary and secondary schools. Received a Master of Education degree in Administration in 1969 from the University of Alberta. Served as a school Principal. Received a Doctor of Education degree in the Philosophy of Education from the University of Montana in 1971. Served as a laboratory school Director and taught University for five years. He has taught elementary school, secondary courses, and university courses in the philosophy of education and teacher training.