Certified Norwegian studies, University Oslo, 1958. Bachelor in Philosophy, University Cinn., 1959. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1960.
Postgraduate, University California, Berkeley, 1964.
General assignment reporter The Daily Review, Hayward, California, 1964-1966. Freelance science writer and technical editor, 1966-1974. Public relations representative Port of Oakland, California, 1975-1979.
Senior editor Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Francisco, 1979-1980. Free-lance writer and editor, since 1980.
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Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1961-1964. Member Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Christine Heath Leigh-Taylor, November 28, 1964. Children: Alexandra Leigh-Taylor, Peter Christian, Erec-Michael Ollier.