Bachelor, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, 1954; Bachelor of Laws, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1957.
Publisher, Our Ads (shopping guide), Palmyra, Wisconsin, 1950-1955; investigator legal firm, Swingen & Stern, Madison, 1955-1958; attorney, Housing and Home Finance Agency, Washington, 1958; examiner, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1958-1959; congressional legislation assistant, 1959-1961, 64-69; individual legal practice, also congressional home secretary, Madison, 1961; executive director, Information Industry Association, Washington, 1969; president, Information Industry Association, 1972-1989.
President Parish Community Services Inc., Maryland, since 1991. Founder, lifetime member Catholic Business Network, 1993, president, 1993-1994, 2000-2001, secretary, 1994-1996, education vice president, 1996-1997, program vice president 1997-1998, board directors Prince Georges, 2002, board directors District of Columbia, since 2002. Founder, secretary Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation, 1999-2000.
Founder Catholic Business Network United States of America, National Association CBNs.
Married Margaret Ann Becker, July 9, 1960. Children: Paul Coleman, Pamela Carol, Patricia Christine, Peggy Catherine, Paula Claire, Peter Christopher.