Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, 1932; postgraduate, London School Economics, 1933; Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Vermont, 1985; Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Middlebury College, 1993.
Senior editor, public, president, Rutland (Vermont) Herald, 1942-1993; president, Barre-Montpelier Times-Argus, 1964-1993. Past president Rutland Industrial Development Corporation.
Chairman Rhodes Scholarship Committee. Member Sigma Delta Chi. Clubs: National Press.
Married Rita C. Morrissey, March 15, 1935 (deceased August 1945). Children: Margaret (Mistress William B. Mather, Junior), Robert John. Married Virginia Wright Buckingham, November 27, 1946.
Children: Thomas Son of, Mary R.