Bachelor of Arts Economics, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1948; Master of Arts, University Illinois, 1949; Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1951; Fellow, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1946-1948; scholar, fellow research, University of Illinois, 1948-1951.
Various positions, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1951-1966; vice president, treasurer, Ford Motor Company, 1966-1986; president, John Sagan Associations, Dearborn, since 1986. Board directors Telident Corporation, Chartwell Corporation, SBCM Derivatives Products, Ltd.
Trustee Ohio Wesleyan University, since 1964, Committee Economic Development United States of America, Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan, Young Men’s Christian Association Foundation, Detroit Fund for Henry Ford Hospital Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Economic Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Sigma Rho.
Married Margaret Pickett, July 24, 1948. Children: John, Linda, Scott.