Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1958; Master of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1959.
Editor, San Fernando (California) Sun, 1958-1960; successively reporter, weekend editor, managing editor, Valley Times Today, North Hollywood, California, 1960-1963; feature editor, Houston Chronicle, 1963-1968; assistant managing editor features, Chicago Daily News, 1968-1977; executive vice president, editor, Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate, 1977-1984; vice president administration and editorial development, Los Angeles Times Syndicate, 1984-1993; director book development, Los Angeles Times Syndicate, 1993-1997; consultant, Los Angeles. Times Syndicate, since 1998.
Married Loretta Perron, May 4, 1963. Children: Edwin, Robert, Christopher.