Student, Marquette University, 1957. Student, New York University, 1968.
Sales executive, manager Columbia Broadcasting System television Station and Network, New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, 1955-1980, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1955-1980, Viacom International, New York City, 1980-1983, Cosgrove Enterprises, Darien, Connecticut, from 1983, Acama Films Inc., Sherman Oaks, California, from 1983, Movie Greats Network Inc., Sherman Oaks, from 1983.
Member Country Club of Darien (committee member).
Married Sheila Anne McCafferty, August 31, 1957. Children: Cathleen, Karen, Elizabeth, John Junior (deceased).