Bachelor of Science, University Texas, 1960.
Information officer, Adjutant General Department, Austin, 1960-1965; assistant press secretary, Government John Connally, Austin, 1965-1968; public relations director, Media Communications, Austin, 1968-1972; public relations director, Winius Brandon Advisory Agency, Houston, 1972-1975; owner, editor, Kiowa County Press, Eads, Colorado, 1975-1978; news editor, Midland (Texas) Reporter-Telegram, 1978-1980; editor, public, Whitney (Texas) Messenger, 1980-1981; editor, public, Bandera (Texas) Bulletin, since 1981.
County chairman Bandera County Democratic Executive Committee, 1984-1990. Major United States National Guard, 1956-1973. Member Public Relations Society of America (accredited), Texas Press Association (legislation committee since 1982, Outstanding News Writing award 1984, Outstanding Columnist award 1988, Outstanding Editorials award 1989), Norwegian Society Texas (editor 1991), Society Professional Journalist (president 1957, Outstanding Beginning Journalist award 1956).
Son of Leonard Melville and Ida Bea (Larsen) J. Divorced; children; Jeffrey Questad, Hutchinson C., Kristen Malee.