Student, United States Army General Education Development Program, 1949.
Reporter Bridgeport (Connecticut) Post, 1933-1935, Bridgeport Times-Star, 1935-1941, Hartford (Connecticut) Times, 1949-1956, San Diego Union, 1956-1963. News editor headquarters Copley News Service, San Diego, 1963-1965, executive news editor, 1965-1968, editor, 1969-1976, vice president, 1971-1976. Founder, president, editor News Associates, Idyllwild, California, since 1977.
World affairs columnist, since 1971. Lecturer Mount San Jacinto College, University Southern California.
Helped to found American football at Kyoto University, Japan, 1947, named coach emeritus, 1984, John Pinkerman trophy established. Served with United States Army, 1941-1949, 50-52. Officer California Military Reserve, 1979.
Member International Press Institute, Audubon Society, Izaak Walton League, Retired Officers Association, Association United States Army. Clubs: National Press (Washington). Optimists (president San Diego 1966-1967), Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion.
Married Gladys Besse, October 29, 1949 (deceased May 1989).