Bachelor, Princeton University, 1945; Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1953.
Member of faculty, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1950-1954; president, Princeton Manor Construction Company, 1958-1962; producer, moderator, Station WHWH-AM-FM, Princeton, 1965-1967; correspondent, Station W National Educational Television-television, New York City, 1967-1968; dean School General Studies, Hunter College, New York City, 1971-1977; executive director division continuing education, Hunter College, New York City, 1977-1982; assistant director television and radio, National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington, 1983-1984; special assistant to chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington, 1984-1985; president, Huber Associations, Washington, since 1985. President Production-in-Progress, Inc., Washington, 1986-1989. Consultant American studies Department State and United States Information Agency, since 1989.
Member Council of Friends, Princeton University Library. 2nd lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, Italy. Member Society of America Historians, American Studies Association.
Son of John Y. Junior and Caroline (Miller) H. Divorced; children: Cintra Hutchinson Huber McGauley, Richard Miller Junior, Casilda Carter Huber.