Vice chairman New Hampshire Council for Humanities, 1972-1974. Board directors Concord Young Men’s Christian Association, 1962-1971, New Hampshire Council World Affairs, New Hampshire Council Better Schools, 1965-1972, Concord Hospital, 1962-1973. Advisory board Dartmouth Public Affairs Center, from 1974.
President board Bishop Brady High School, Concord, 1969-1973. Vice chairman New Hampshire Free Press-Fair Trail Committee, 1976-1985. Member Pulitzer Prize Jury, 1978-1979.
Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Served with United States Air Force, 1951-1952. Member New England Newspaper Association, American Society Newspaper Editors, New England Society Newspaper Editors (president 1967), Sigma Delta Chi (Yankee Quill award 1973).