Bachelor of Science, Yale University, 1942; Doctor of Letters, Ricker College, 1971.
Shift superintendent West Virginia ordnance works, General Chemical Company, Point Pleasant, 1942-1943; director, Bangor Public Company, Maine. chairman of the executive committee, Bangor Public Company, Maine. president, Rockland Courier-Gazette, Inc. also board directors, Rockland Courier-Gazette, Inc. Board directors N.E. Public Company.
Past board directors William A. Farnsworth Library. and Art Museum, Bangor Young Men’s Christian Association. Past trustee Ricker College Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Maine Daily Newspaper Association (president 1953-1954, 73-74), Northeast Daily Newspaper Association (president 1959-1960), Newspaper Association American, New England Society New York, Northeast Harbor Fleet (Maine), Penobscot Valley Country Club, Yale Club (New York City), Northeast Harbor Tennis Club.
Married Joanne Jordan, September 18, 1943 (divorced October 1969). Children: Richard J., Carolyn. Married Susan Atwood Thibodeau, October 1, 1970.