Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Boston College, 1942.
Reporter, photographer Portsmouth Herald, New Hampshire, 1948-1949. Feature writer, news editor Boston Post, 1949-1955. Columnist, foreign correspondent, editorial writer Boston Globe, 1955-1968.
Chief information Allied Forces North Atlantic Treaty Organization Southern Europe, Naples, Italy, 1968-1972. Editor-in-chief Stars and Stripes Europe, Darmstadt, Germany, 1972-1975. Assistant chief information United States Navy, Washington, 1975-1977.
Chief information North Atlantic Treaty Organization Supreme Allied Command Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia, 1977-1980. Speaker-consultant in field. Westbury, New York, since 1982.
Public relations director Deaconess Hospital, Boston, 1956-1965. New England correspondent Newsweek, New York City, 1963-1967. News panelist Public Broadcasting, Boston, 1964.
Lecturer in field.
Captain United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO, 1950-1952, 68-82. Member Retired Officers Association, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, New York Yacht Club.
Married Eileen Patricia Walsh, March 3, 1945 (deceased June 1979). Children: Edward, Patricia Papps, Peter, John. Married Annette Bader Conners, June 20, 1981.
Stepchildren: John Conners, Brian Conners, Charleen Lee, Kim Abt, Michael Conners, Laura Kern.