Bachelor of Science, Washington and Jefferson College, 1926, Lalbhai Dalpatbhai, 1953. Bachelor of Laws, Temple University, 1931.
1 daughter, Marcia. Reporter, Moundsville (West Virginia) Echo, 1923. Washington (Pennsylvania) Observer, 1925-1926. Reporter and rewrite-man, Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, 1926-1935, feature writer, 1935-1943, diplomatic correspondent, 1943-1945, European correspondent, 1945-1946, national affairs correspondent, 1948, chief of Washington bureau, 1949-1953.
Assistant secretary of state, 1953-1957. Assistant to chairman board Penn-Texas Corporation, 1957-1958. Executive of Pan American World Airways, Inc., 1959-1960.
Columnist Wheeling Intelligencer, 1963-1966. Free lance writer, until 1972. Foreign assignments: Europe, Japan and Korea, University of Pennsylvania award for meritorious achievement in journalism, 1950.
Member Kappa Sigma.; Clubs: Franklin Inn (Philadelphia).
Married Dorothy Deaderick Bartlett, September 15, 1934.