Student, University Missouri, 1914-1915; AB, Cornell Univercity, 1920.
Trombonist Kansas City, Chicago and New York orchestras, 1909-1920. Actor road shows and vaudeville, 1911-1912. Chemist packing house laboratories Kansas City and Chicago, 1910-1914.
Copy reader Waterbury (Connecticut) Republican and Lynn (Massachusetts) Telegram-News, 1920-1922. Managing editor Tampa (Florida) Times, 1922-1933. Editorial writer St. Peterburg (Florida) Independent, 1933-1936.
Editor, managing editor, radio commentator Telegraph-Herald, Dubuque, Iowa, from 1936.
With Chemical Warfare Service, United States Army, World War I, also band leader. Member Dubuque Chamber of Commerce, Dubuque Golf Club, Rotary.
Son of Samuel Cormany and Fanny (Smith) S.;.m. Gail Binkley, May 6, 1924. 1 child, Jane.