Bachelor of Arts in English cum laude, Bowdoin College, 1947. Master of Science in Journalism, Columbia University, 1948.
Copy editor Christian Science Monitor, Boston, 1948—1952. Instructor journalism Pennsylvania State University, 1952—1956. Assistant professor journalism Principia College, Elsah, Illinois, 1956—1959.
Assistant to president Daycroft School, Stamford, Connecticut, 1959—1960. Assistant dean journalism Columbia University, 1960—1966. Communications executive Christian Science Church, Boston, 1968—1974.
Director Mass Communications Institute, Mankato State University, 1975—1996. General manager Columbia Journalism Review, New York City, 1961—1966. Consultant ROS International, Darien, Connecticut, 1966—1968, Medfield, Massachusetts, 1974—1975.
Served to captain Judge Advocate General Corps United States Army, 1941-1946.
Past chairman board directors Darien Christian Science Church, Connecticut. Member language arts advisory committee Darien Public Schools, 1962—1966. Founding president Morgan Memorial Goodwill Associates, Boston, 1950—1952.
Member of International Society Weekly Newspaper Editors, Association Education Journalism, Society Professional Journalists (president New York City chapter 1964-1965, president Southern Minnesota chapter 1978-1979), Minnesota Press club.
Married Dorothy Jeanille Hadden, November 2, 1944. Children: Robert Hadden, Virginia Anne, Gary Oliver, Bertram Francis.