Bachelor magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1960; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1966.
Business editor, Virginian Pilot, Norfolk, 1966-1967; with advertising department, Virginian Pilot, Norfolk, 1967-1969; finance advertising manager, Baltimore Sun, 1969-1970; marketing and advertising promotion manager, Baltimore Sun, 1970-1976; general manager, Alexandria (Virginia) Port Packet, 1977-1979; Chairman of the Board, editor, public, Gazette Newspapers, Gaithersburg, Maryland., 1979-1994; president, editor, public, Current Newspapers, Inc., Washington, since 1994; president, editor, public, Local Newspapers, Inc., Hyattsville, Maryland., since 1994.
Board of directors National Chamber Orchestra, 1989-1993, Davis and Elkins College, 1989-1997. Member Chevy Chase Country Club, Metropolitan Club, Green Spring Valley Hunt Club.
Married Heningham George. Children: Bruce Lee, Scott Lyons, Heningham Lyons.