Denison University; University of Cincinnati (Bachelor of Laws, 1948). Phi Delta Phi.
Of counsel Young, Pryor, Lynn & Jerardi predecessor firms, Dayton, Ohio, since 1949. Board directors Brookville (Ohio) National Bank.
Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Dayton Bar Association (president 1976-1977), Dayton Bicycle Club, Dayton Country Club.
Married Carolyn Rose Kearns, September 20, 1947. Children: Patricia Elaine, John Charles, Kathryn Annual.