Student, Santa Monica City College, 1948-1950; Associate of Arts, University of Southern California, 1950-1952.
Vice president marketing Sav-Ink Company, Newport Beach, California, 1956-1958. Account executive KDES-Radio, Palm Springs, 1958-1960. President Milton W. Jones Advertising & Public Relations Agency, since 1960, Desert Publications, Inc., Palm Springs, since 1965, Riverside Color Press, Inc., Palm Springs, Olman Travel Service, Palm Springs, 1979-1984.
President Franklin Communications (Station KPSL-Radio), 1987-1998, Airport Displays Ltd., 1972-2009. Vice chairman Palm Springs Savings Bank, 1981-1996. Board directors, secretary Canyon National Bank.
Partner San Diego Magazine LLC, 2010.
Member Desert Press Club (president 1965).
Married Rita Strong, May 4, 1959. 1 son, Franklin Wayne.