Bachelor, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1942; Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1945.
Manager editorial production, Time, Inc., Chicago, 1945-1969; general manager, Smithsonian Magazine, Washington, 1969-1978; associate public, Smithsonian Magazine, Washington, 1978-1981; public, Smithsonian Magazine, Washington, 1981-1991. Public Air & Space magazine, Smithsonian Institute, 1985-1991 (Joseph Henry medal1991). Consultant on formation new magazines.
Democratic precinct leader Rich Township, Illinois, 1949-1969. President Rich Township Democratic Club, 1965-1966. Program chairman Christian Family Movement, 1963-1968, president Chicago unit, 1960-1962.
President Civil Rights Organization South Suburban Cook County, 1967-1968. Member Magazine Publications Association (board directors since 1984), Archeological Institute American (board directors since 1988), Pi Gamma Museum.
Married Madelyn Anne Kleutsch September 27, 1945. Children: Mark, Judith, Jay, Andrea, Donna, Regina.