Bachelor of Arts, University Minnesota, 1940.
Newspaper reporter, Hennepin County (Minnesota) Review, 1938-1940; Newspaper reporter, Madison (South Dakot) Daily Leader, 1940-1942; Newspaper reporter, Sioux Falls (South Dakot) Daily Argus-Leader, 1942-1945; editorial assistant, associate editor, managing editor, Better Homes & Gardens, Meredith Public Company, Des Moines, 1945-1954; editor, Family Circle, New York City vice president, Family Circle, Inc., 1955-1967; series editor, Time-Life Books, Inc., 1967-1981; corporation planning consultant, Time-Life Books, Inc., 1982-1986.
(Extremely useful plant guide.)
Member Magazine Publications Association, University of Minnesota Alumni Association, American Society Magazine Editors (Executive Committee), Time Life Alumni Society, Sigma Delta Chi.
Married Mary Catherine Burd, November 16, 1940. Children– Sheila Jones Reagan, Robert Michael, Jeffrey Paul, Molly Jones Marshall, Christopher Francis.