Associate of Arts, Santa Rosa Junior College, 1940; postgraduate, Cornell Univercity, 1945.
Petty officer 1st class, United States Naval Intelligence, San Francisco, 1942-1945; ensign instructor, United States Naval Academy Prep School, Port Deposit, Maryland., 1945-1946; reporter and ad salesman, The Sonoma (California) Index-Tribune, 1946-1949; editor and publication, The Sonoma (California) Index-Tribune, 1949-1990; publication, owner, The Sonoma (California) Index-Tribune, since 1990.
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Member California Newspaper Publication Association (president 1980), California Press Association (president 1981, 92, board directors 1978-1996, California Newspaper Executive of Year 1989), Sonoma Men's Golf Association, Sonoma Kiwanis Club (president 1965).
Married Jean Helen Allen, November 9, 1941. Children: William, James, John.