Associate of Arts, Wright College, 1950; postgraduate, University of Chicago, 1954-1955.
City desk assistant, Chicago Sun, 1947; with, Chicago Journal of Commerce, 1948; editor radio news, Community News Service, Chicago, 1948-1951; news editor, Columbia Broadcasting System News, Chicago, 1953-1959; owner, operator, Information Cons., Chicago, 1959-1971, 80-; director public information, Chicago Park District, 1971-1980; public, Near North News, Chicago, since 1956.
President Lincoln Park Villas Condominium Association, Chicago, 1978-1991, Park Synagogue, Chicago, 1970-1972, Sandburg Village Council, Chicago, 1970-1972. Chairman 18th District Community Police Council, Chicago, 1969-1971. Board directors International Visitors Center, 1972-1982.
Board overseers National Center for Freedom of Information Studies. Sergeant 1st class United States Army, 1951-1953. Member American Legion (Commander 1958-1959, vice chairman foreign relations council, vice Commander department of France, treasurer Foreign and Outlying Departments and Posts), National American Veterans Press Association (president 1977-1979), International Press Club Chicago (president since 1991), Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, Library. of International Relations, Psywar Society (United Kingdom), Jewish War Veterans, American Topical Association, American Philatelic Society, United Nations Philatelists, British American Postal Cover Society, Amnesty International, Association of Former Intelligence Officers, Hugo's Companions (president 1991), Arthur Conan Doyle Society, Chinese Passenger Traffic Club (vice president), Travelers Century Club, Kiwanis (president Near North Chicago), B'nai B'rith (president 1965-1967), Near North Association Condominium President (secretary 1990-1995).