Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1956.
With, Martinsburg (West Virginia) Journal, 1956; With, Wheeling (West Virginia) News Register, 1957; with, Ogden Newspapers, Inc., Wheeling, since 1958; president, general manager, Ogden Newspapers, Inc., since 1970. Chairman of the Board United National Bank North, Wheeling. Board directors Stone & Thomas, United Bankshares.
Board of directors Bethany College. Member Wheeling Park Commission, Linsly School, OhioValley Industrial and Business Development Corporation, West Virginia University Foundation. Member Southern Newspaper Publications Association.
Married Betty S. Woods. Children— William Ogden, Robert McLain.