Editorial assistant American magazine, New York City, 1932-1936. Engaged in private business, 1936-1945. Sales manager American Press, New York City, 1945-1948.
Managing editor Catholic Light, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1948-1951, Advocate, Newark, 1951-1961, Register system of papers, Denver, 1961-1962, Center California Register, Fresno, 1962-1963. Director North Carolina News Service (United States Catholic Conference), Washington, 1963-1969. Vice president International Federation Catholic Press Agencies, 1968-1969.
Editor The New World, Chicago, 1969-1976. Member advisory board Arlington (Virginia) Catholic Herald, 1976-1986, also board directors, 1977-1986.
Board directors Pederson Family Association, 1977-1979, 81-85. Member Catholic Press Association (board directors 1954-1963, secretary 1954-1959, vice president 1959-1961, president 1961-1963, St. Francis de Sales award 1963), International Federation Directors Catholic Publications (vice president 1967-1969), International Catholic Federation Newspapers and Publications (vice president 1971-1976).
Married Joy Eder, October 29, 1932. Children– Joan (Mistress J. Anderson Holleman), Peter, Thomas, Martin, Joseph, Mary Teresa (Mistress J. Fred Carey), Stephen.