Bachelor, Stanford University, 1939.
Republican Wren & Van Allen, Los Angeles, 1939—1941. Business manager Time-Life Internat, 1947—1956, general manager, 1956—1962. Managing director Time, Inc., Europe and Africa, 1963—1969, director international public subsidiary, 1969—1970.
Senior vice president Sullivan, Stauffer, Colwell & Bayles, 1971—1973. Vice president American Museum Natural History, 1973—1984. Public Natural History magazine, 1973—1984.
Vice president Moseley Associates, since 1984. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1947.
Board governors Handel Haydn Society, Boston, since 1984. Senior advisor Earthwatch Center for Field Research, since 1984. Member editorial advisory board Bostonia Magazine, since 1986.
Member of Myopia Hunt (Massachusetts), Berkshire (England), Saville (London), American Association Museums, Federation International Presse Periodique, Links (New York City), River Club.
Married Barry Martin Ryus, April 3, 1945 (divorced 1953). Children: Mimi Bushnell, Peter Rand. Married Mary Louise Ward, July 26, 1956.
1 child Michael Denslow.