Denomination: Roman Catholic
Commissioned air corps United States Army, 1942, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, retired, 1976. Operations officer Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1947-1949. Director Star Spangled Banner Flag House Association, Baltimore, since 1959.
Member executive committee Edgar Allan Poe Society, since 1964.
- Chronicler of the cavaliers;: A life of the Virginia novelist, Dr. William A. Caruthers
- Caruthers (1800-46) was a pre-civil war Virginian novelist and small town doctor who flunked out of his alma mater, whose magazine writing has been lost to time but who established himself as the father of Southern historical romance writing and who was responsible for the establishment of two significant traditions: 1) the legendary reputation of the 'F F V s' and 2) the sprightly memory of the Knights of the Golden HorseShoe
Narrator Society War of 1812 (Maryland) annual municipal "Cavalcade", Baltimore, annually. Member National Book Critics Circle, American Antiquarian Society, American History Society, Maryland History Society (past chairman library committee), Manuscript Society, United States Commission on Military History, Society Colonial Wars (past governor), S.R. (past president), Cosmos Club, Capitol Hill Club Yale Club New York, Circumnavigators Club, Baltimore Country Club.
1947 - 1949