Graduated from the high school, Madison, Wisconsin, 1900. Student Georgetown College, 1900-1901. Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin, 1904.
Assistant editor of Puck, 1909. Editor Masses, 1910-1911. Contributor fiction to Saturday Evening Post, Liberty, Collier’s, etc.
Captain of infantry, United States Army, 1917-1919. With North Russian Expedition, 1918-1919.
Married Marie Madeleine Bellet, of Bourges, France, 1925. Children: Jacqueline Emily Bellet, John Seymour.