Bachelor, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California, 1945. Master of Arts, California State University, Sacramento, 1957.
Instructor Grant Technology College and Grant Union High School, Sacramento, 1948-1965. Copy editor, dealer Sacramento Bee, 1965-1978, columnist, since 1978. Regent Christian Brothers School, 1978-1981.
Judge California Newspaper Publications Association, since 1965.
Member California Retired Teachers Association, The Newspaper Guild, St. Mary's College Alumni Association (Sacramento chapter), Sigma Delta Chi. Lodges: Elks.
Married Joan Cecelia Jonen, July 29, 1950. Children: John Anthony, Ann Dolora Banks, Stuart Charles.