Bachelor in Journalism, University Montana, 1956. Postgraduate mass communications, University Indiana, 1968.
Reporter, Columbia Basin News, Pasco, Washington, 1956-1958; news director, KQTE Radio, Missoula, Montana, 1958-1961; news director, WDZ Radio, Decatur, Illinois, 1961-1963; commissioned Lieutenant, United States Army, 1963; advanced through grades lieutenant colonel, United States Army retired, United States Army, 1979; director communications, Atlanta Chamber C., 1980-1983; owner, Creative Communications, Atlanta, 1983-1986; director public affairs, Georgia Department Public Safety, Atlanta, 1987-1990; public affairs officer, Flathead National Forest, Kalispell, Montana, 1991-1997.
Active public relations and marketing committees numerous civic and charitable organizations, Atlanta, 1980-1986. Member National Resources Committee Kalispell Chamber of Commerce, Montana, since 1991. Member Public Relations Society of America (accredited public relations professional).
Married Madeline Y. Young, September 14, 1952. Children: Kathleen, Darrell, Roger, Michelle, Joseph.