Student, DePauw University, 1940-1942; student, Western Reserve U., 1946-1948.
Assistant public, Tooling and Production magazine, 1946-1949; Eastern sales manager, Jenkins Publs., 1949-1952; district manager, Steel magazine, 1952-1955; regional manager, Steel magazine, 1955-1964; sales manager, Steel magazine, 1964-1967; business manager, Steel magazine, 1967-1968; public, Industry Week magazine, 1968-1975; group vice president, Penton Public Company, Cleveland, 1972-1975; vice president public, Penton/IPC Inc., 1975-1978; senior vice president, Penton/IPC Inc., 1978-1983; senior vice president, Penton/IPC Inc., 1983-1989; executive vice president, Penton Public Inc., since 1983; consultant, Penton Public Inc., Association for Manufacturing Technology, Washington, since 1989.
Division chairman Cleveland United Torch Doctor, 1972-1973. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Business/Professional Advertisers Association (vice president Cleveland chapter 1961-1962, international vice president 1973-1974), Hermit Club, Pine Lake Trout Club, Delta Chi, Alpha Phi Omega.
Married Ruth A. Geddes, November 7, 1974. Children: Richard B., Diane L., David W., James K. Junior.