Bachelor of Arts Notre Dame, 1949.
Writer-editor, South Bend (Indiana) Tribune, l949-5l; sports editor, South Bend (Indiana) Tribune, l95l-8l; emeritus sports editor and columnist, South Bend (Indiana) Tribune, l98l-; sports copy editor, Tampa (Florida) Tribune, l98l-85; retired, l985; freelance sports writer, l985-.
President St. Joseph County Council for Retarded, l964-69. With United States Army Air Force, l943-46, European Theatre of Operations, lieutenant colonel United States Air Force Reserve retired. Member Football Writers American (president l979-80), University Club, Knights of Columbus, Elks.
Married Juanita Pearl Lees, February 5, 1949 (divorced October 1985). Children: Roberta, John, Kathy, Mary, Gail, Nancy. Married Doris Ann Gapski Linville, November 15, 1985.
Children: Mark Linville, Cheryl Linville.