Bachelor of Arts, Lawrence College, 1963.
Reporter, City News Bureau, Chicago, 1963-1964; reporter, Chicago Sun-Times, 1964-1972; editorial writer, member editorial board, Chicago Sun-Times, 1972-1978; editorial writer, Des Moines Register & Tribune, 1978-1982; editorial writer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, since 1983. Journalist-in-residence Colorado State University, spring 1982.
Served with Army of the United States, 1958-1961. Member National Conference Editorial Writers, National Press Club.
Married Susanne Elisabeth Hill, September 28, 1996. Children: Katherine Elisabeth, Arthur Edward.