Bachelor, San Diego State University, 1958. Master of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1960.
Radio editor United Press International, Chicago, 1959. Editor Chicago Tribune, 1959-1965, 68-86, executive travel editor, since 1986. Editor International Minerals and Chemical Corporation, Skokie, Illinois, 1965-1968.
Member advisory committee Art Institute, Chicago, since 1972.
Married Carol Jean Kimmel, September 12, 1958. Children: Richard Steven, Laura Diane.