Student, Johns Hopkins University, 1923. Student, George Washington University, 1926. Student, National University, 1928.
Telegrapher,, 1913-1917; reporter, copyreader, rewrite man, Baltimore Star, 1920; reporter, political writer, Baltimore Sun, 1920-1923; reporter, Baltimore American, 1923, 24; city editor, Baltimore American, 1925; correspondent, specializing in economics public utility subjects, Universal Svc., Washington, 1925-1935; director information and research, Rural Electrification Administration, 1035-1041; director information, advisor on Chicago Public Works Administration subway and traction, unification project Federal Works Agency, 1941-1944; member board editors, United States News and World Report, 1944-1963; freelance writer,, from 1963. Temporary special assistant chairman Federal Communication Commission, 1938-1939.
Sergeant Signal corpus, United States army, 1917-1919, Advertising Educational Foundation. Member National Press Club, Chicago Press Club, Detroit Press Club.
Married Alma Claire Gaines, June 30, 1924. 1 stepchild, William Galt. Children: Jeanne Breckinridge, Andrew Clement.