Bachelor of Arts cum laude, St. Francis College, 1949; Master of Arts, New York University, 1954.
Chairman English department, St. Francis Preparatory School, 1948-1953;
general manager, Silver-Burdett Company (subsidiary Time, Inc.), New York City, 1958-1967;
president, L.W. Singer Company (subsidiary Random House), New York City, 1967-1970;
director, Random House Public Company, 1967-1970;
editorial director, McGraw Hill Book Company. New York City, 1970-1973;
general manager school division, McGraw Hill Book Company, 1973-1976;
publishing consultant, 1977-1978, 82—;
vice president, McKnight Public Company, Bloomington, Illinois, 1978-1982;
president, Roger E. Egan Associations, since 1983;
publisher, PenRose Publishing Company, since 1991. Lecturer English College St. Elizabeth's, 1958-1963.
Member of New York State Youth Board, 1949-1953.
Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945.
Married Grace Dorothy Olsen, September 3, 1949. Children: Roger Emmett, Gregory J., David C., Mary Jo, Laura G.