Bachelor, Art Center College of Design, 1963.
Design director, J. Chris Smith Inc., Los Angeles, 1963-1968; partner, The Company, Los Angeles, 1969-1976; principal, John Cleveland Inc., Los Angeles, since 1976; executive vice president, creative director, Bright & Associations.
Member Art Directors Club of Los Angeles (president advisory committee 1979-1980, Gold medal 1969, 78, Hugo Hammer medal 1969), American Institute Graphic Arts, Society Typographic Arts, University and College Designers Association (honorary). Clubs: Riviera Tennis (Governor 1977-1979), Pacific Mariners Yacht (Los Angeles).
Son of Truman Weston and Verna Grace (Jones) C. Divorced; children: Tracy Allison, Christopher John.