With Newspaper Enterprise Association, 1930—1932. Reporter, photographer San Francisco News, 1932. With Association for Convention Marketing Executives Newspictures, San Francisco, 1936.
San Francisco bureau chief New York Times-Wide World Photos (purchased by Associated Press). Photographer, correspondent Associated Press. Photographer San Francisco Chronicle, 1946—1981.
Applied for military photographer in the Merchant Marines.
Member of Bay Area Press Photographers Association (former president), San Francisco Press Club, San Francisco-Oakland Newspaper Guild (president 1951).
Married Lee Rosenthal (divorced ). 1 adopted child Joseph J. 1 child Anne.