Bachelor in History, The Citadel, 1960. Master of Science in Liberal Studies, Drexel Institute of Technology, 1962.
Extension librarian Flint River Regional Library, Griffin, Georgia, 1962-1964. Acquisitions librarian Atlanta Public Library, 1964-1965. Vice president sales American Library Line, Atlanta, 1965-1968.
Manager Josten's Library. Supplies, 1968-1972; southeastern sales representative Congressional Information Service, Washington, 1972-1975. Public, president Cherokee Public Company-Larlin Corporation, Marietta, Georgia, since 1975.
Member advisory board Council Authors and Journalists, Atlanta, l987-90.
Trustee Walker School, Marietta, l982-94. Board directors Reach of Song, Gainesville, Georgia, l988-94, Georgia Writers, 1993, Publications Association of the South, 1996. Second lieutenant United States Army.
Member Georgia Book Publications Association (president), American Library Association, Southeastern Library. Association, Georgia Library. Association, Metro Atlanta Library.
Association (vice president, president 1967-1968), Publications Association of the South (board directors since 1996, vice president, president-elect since 1999, president 2000).
Married Linda Jean Adams, December 29, 1962. 1 child, Lara Christine.