Bachelor in History with honors, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, England, 1956.
Deputy editor, Chatham News, United Kingdom, 1952-1958; sub-editor, Northern Echo, Darlington, United Kingdom, 1958-1960; sub-editor, The Daily Telegraph, Manchester, 1960; sub-editor, Oxford (England) Mail, 1961-1965; editor, Yorkshire Evening Press, York, England, 1965-1966; editor, Telegraph & Argus, Bradford, England, 1967-1973; managing editor, Times Newspapers Ltd., London, 1973-1981; managing director, Bookwatch Ltd., Chesham, England, since 1982. Judge National Press Awards, 1970-1973. National president Guild of Editors, United Kingdom, 1970-1971.
Former chairman Amersham & Chesham Bois Choral Society. Member Thame (England) Urban District Council, 1962-1965. Secretary Chiltern Christian Trust.
Married Jennifer Sutcliffe, May 6, 1961. Children: Deborah Joy Margaret, David Winston.