Bachelor of Science, Syracuse University, 1940.
City editor, Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Saranac Lake, New York, 1940-1942; reporter, copy editor, assistant city editor, Binghamton (New York) Press, 1942-1957; managing editor, Knickerbocker News, Albany, New York, 1957-1966; executive editor, Knickerbocker News, 1966-1978; chief Washington bureau Newhouse Newspapers, editor, Newhouse News Svc., 1979-1991; writer, consultant, National District Attorneys Association, Washington, since 1991. Board directors National Press Foundation.
Served to 1st lieutenant Signal Corps Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Captain United States Army, 1951-1952. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, New York State Society Newspaper Editors (president), Associated Press Managing Editors Association, White House Corrs.
Association, New York State Associated Press Association (past president), Society Professional Journalists, National Press Club, Army and Navy Club, Federal City Club, University Club Washington, Gridiron Club (Washington).
Married Ruth Pollard, September 14, 1947. Children: Ruth Ann, Kathryn Leigh.