Bachelor, University Wisconsin, 1956. Postgraduate, Marquette University, 1961. Postgraduate, Creighton University, 1961.
Public, editor Cumberland (Wisconsin) Advisory, 1973-1978, The Rancher, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1979-1983. Founder, public Scottsdale Scene Magazine, since 1983. Public, editor Sedona (Arizona) Magazine, since 1986.
Board directors Walter Cronkite Endowment School of Journalism, Arizona State University.
Board trustees, secretary Scottsdale Memorial Health Foundation, 1985-1987. Member Fiesta Bowl Committee, since 1986. General chairman Scottsdale Distinguished Citizen, 1987.
Member University Wisconsin Alumni Association (president 1986), Scottsdale C. of Chamber (board directors), Sedona Chamber of Commerce, Gainey Ranch Golf Club, Oak Creek Country Club.
Married Marcia Ruth Peterson, July 5, 1958. Children: Tom, John, Hoyt III, Julie.