Student, Colgate University, 1939; Bachelor of Arts, Duke U., 1944.
Public, United States Navy News, 1945-1946; area correspondent, United Press., 1946; partner, founder, Bacon, Hartman & Vollbrecht, Inc. (advertising agency), Jacksonville, Florida, 1946-1969; director sales, Sales Management Magazine, New York City, 1951-1957; executive vice president, Bill Communications, Inc., New York City, 1955-1957; president, Bill Communications, Inc., 1957-1965; Chairman of the Board, Bill Communications, Inc., 1966-1989; chairman emeritus, Bill Communications, Inc., 1989-1991; columnist, Ocean Reef Free Press Florida and Business Marketing. Chairman of the Board Hartman Communications, Inc.
Board of directors Duke U., People-to-People Sports Committee, Inc., Florida Land & Sea Trust. Lieutenant junior grade United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Young President' Organisation (international president 1963-1964, past board directors), Chief Executives Organisation (forum chairman 1980), World President' Organisation, American Business Conference, Black Hall Club, University Club, Old Lyme Country Club, Card Sound Golf Club, Ocean Reef Yacht Club, Key Largo Anglers Club, Racquet Club (past president). M C.
Married Esther Kelly Bill, November 8, 1947. Children: Kelly Bill, Raymond Bill.