Diploma in Military Science, United States Army Command and General Staff College, 1952. Student, Industrial College, 1954. Student, Heidelberg University, 1955.
Student, San Jose State University, 1957. Bachelor of Science in Business Management, California Coast University, 1991. Master of Business Administration, California Coast University, 1995.
Various positions, Alameda County, Oakland, California, 1932-1939; second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1939; advanced through grades to colonel, United States Army retired, United States Army, 1967; executive vice president public relations, Fairhurst International, San Francisco, 1967; special assistant, unites states department State, Vietnam, 1967-1972; general manager, Renaissance II, Los Angeles, 1972-1974; director, manager, Vinnell Corporation, Saudi Arabia, 1975-1979; associate editor, writer, columnist, The Asia Mail, Alexandria, Virginia, 1979-1983; associate editor, writer, columnist, Travelog Magazine, Houston, 1984-1986; writer, consultant, San Francisco, since 1986. Advisor, board directors Vacation International, Seattle, 1987-1994. Board of Governors Far East Society, 1985-1987, emeritus, 1987.
Board directors American Vietnamese Foundation, San Francisco, 1988-1990. Member Retired Officers Association, Pacific-Asia Travel Association, Korean-American Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents Club, Merchants Exchange Club, Burma Star Association.
Married Vendel Clara Neilsen, September 9, 1934 (deceased 1960). Children: James E., Christine E., Patricia C. Married Kathryn Atheldon Wyatt, February 10, 1962.
1 stepchild, Victor O. Warren.