Bachelor, Lawrence College, 1951.
Editor in chief, Charles Merrill Books, Inc., Columbus, Ohio., 1959-1961; general manager, vice president, executive vice president, director, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York City, 1961-1967; president, director, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York City, 1967-1970; Chairman of the Board, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York City, 1970-1972; president, Columbia Broadcasting System Education Public Group, 1970-1972; president, Encyclopedia British Ednl. Corporation, 1972-1976; chairman, Crescent Park Press, Angeles Toy Corporation, Childs/Play, Inc. Chairman of the Board, Big Toys Inc. president, Chairman of the Board, Kompan Holdings director, Encyclopedia British Corporation, Kompan, Inc. former director, Columbia Broadcasting System.
Trustee Highscope Educational Research Foundation. Member Association American Publications (chairman), Civil War Round Table, Delta Tau Delta, Eta Sigma Phi.
Married Marvyda Wild, September 1, 1951. Children: David, Scott, Cynthia, Amy, Stuart.