BJ, University Illinois, 1957.
Copy editor, picture editor Des Moines Register, 1959-1961. Transportation reporter Milwaukee Journal, 1962-1968, environmental reporter, 1969-1977, science writer, 1978-1988, writer Milwaukee Journal magazine, 1988-1995.. Adjunct professor journalism University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1984-1995. Retired 1995.
Liberal. Health care and public education are essential duties of democratic governments.
Served with United States Army, 1957-1959. Life fellow Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters.
Married Philia Geotes, May 17, 1961. Children: Nicholas Dale, John Edward.