Bachelor, Seattle Pacific University, 1953. Master of Science, George Washington University, 1973.
Commissioned foreign service officer Department State, 1955. Counselor, deputy chief of mission American embassy, Nicosia, Cyprus, 1976-1978. Deputy director Office Greek, Turkish, Cyprus Affairs, Department State, 1978-1979, director, 1979-1982, Office United Nations Political Affairs, Department State, Washington, 1982-1984.
Ambassador American embassy, Suva, Fiji, since 1984.
Member International Institute Strategic Studies.
Married Marita Lewis, September 19, 1953. Children– Sara Dillery Hynes, Edward Lewis, John David.