Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Georgia, 1941; student, Virginia Creative Commons student, Shenandoah College, 1980.
Managing editor, Air Force Times, 1950-1953; with, United States News & World Report, 1953-1970; news editor, United States News & World Report, 1953-1964; member, Capitol Hill staff, 1964-1970; publications director, Republican Congressional Committee, 1970-1974; public relations director, Republican Congressional Committee, 1974-1976; executive director, National Press Foundation, 1977-1980.
Active local Boy Scouts American Served with Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member National Press Club (president 1967, Board of Governors, Chairman of the Board Governors), National Rifle Association, Sigma Delta Chi.
Married Mary Margaret Pridgeon, September 2, 1945 (divorced). Children: David Charles, Gregory Alan. Married Ydoine B. Marholec, April 30, 1988 (divorced).