Bachelor of Arts, Ohio State University, 1930; Doctor of Humane Letters, Ohio State University, 1974; honorary Doctor of Laws, Atlanta Law School A.F.D. (honorary), Rollins College A.F.D. (honorary), University Dayton.
Began as cartoonist, summer 1921; successively on, Dayton (Ohio) Journal-Herald successively on, Miami (Florida) Daily News successively on, Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch successively on, A.P. Feature Service, New York City successively on, Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate, New York City, 1934-1946; successively on, King Features.
Member of National Cartoonists Society, Society Illustrators, Newspapers Features Council, Executive Order Ohio Commodores (charter member), Arnold Air Society (honorary. Honorary national Commander), Air Force Association (past president Iron Gate chapter, named Maxwell Kriendler Man of Year 1981), National Aviation Club, Silurians Club, New York Press Club, Players Club, Dutch Treat Club, National Press Club, Sigma Delta Chi, Sigma Chi (Order of Constantine 1976).
Married Esther Parsons, August 23, 1930.