Student, Georgetown University, 1942. Bachelor of Science, St. Peter's College, 1943.
Advertising salesperson Jersey Observer daily, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1945-1951. Retail advertising salesperson Jersey Journal, Jersey City, 1951-1955, advertising director, 1955-1966, public, 1966-1967. General manager Oregonian Public Company, Portland, Oregon, 1967-1972, president, 1972-1986, public, 1975—2009.
Board regents University Portland. Advisory board Portland State University, St. Vincent's Hospital. Board directors Portland Rose Festival Association, United Way Oregon.
Chairman Portland Citizens Crime Commission Captain United States Marine Corps, 1942-1945. Member Association for Portland Progress (director), Portland Chamber of Commerce (director), Oregon Newspaper Publications Association (past president), Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association (past president), Newspaper Association American, University Club, Multnomah Athletic Waverley Country Club, Arlington Club, Rotary.
Married Margaret A. Dunne, December 4, 1943. Children: Fred A., Patrick F., Daisy E., Geoffrey M., James E., Bridget A.