Student, Ohio State University, 1940. Student, University Alabama, 1941. Student, Notre Dame University, 1944.
Salesman advertising department Eagle-Gazette newspaper, Lancaster, Ohio, 1947-1956. Director advertising Elizabeth Daily Journal, New Jersey, 1956-1960. With St. Petersburg Times and Evening Independent, Florida, 1960-1984, executive vice president, 1968-1971, publisher, 1971-1984.
1st vice president Times Public Company, St. Petersburg, 1966-1984, also director. Director, vice president Congressional Quarterly, Inc., Washington, 1966-1984. Director, president Semit Corporation, St. Petersburg, 1971-1984.
Director Landmark Unim Trust, St. Petersburg, Fotomat Corporation, Nation Newspapers, Nairobi, Kenya.
Member Florida Council of 100, 1972-1984. Board directors Foundation University Southern Florida, Tampa. Trustee Poynter Fund.
Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945. Served with United States Air Force, 1951-1953, European Theatre of Operations. Served with United States Air Force, Korea.
Member Florida Chamber of C., Florida Press Association.
Married Katharine Ann Kerr, June 28, 1947. Children– Charlotte, Cynthia, Diane.