Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1920.
Foreign correspondent, Detroit News, 1925-1931, 41-53;
Washington correspondent, Detroit News, 1931-1932;
foreign news columnist, radio commentator, Detroit News Station WWJ, 1932-1941;
London correspondent, Detroit News Station WWJ, 1941;
foreign news analyst, Detroit News Station WWJ, 1953-1970;
contributor articles, Detroit News Station WWJ, from 1970. Lecturer foreign, domestic politics Oakland U., 1942. Director Office of War Information (Cairo Bureau), 1943.
Assistant to American ambassador to Egypt, 1943. American press officer Cairo and Tehran conferences, 1943. Director psychological warfare bureau Allied Force Headquarters, Algiers and Caserta, 1944-1945.
Member Phi Delta Theta.
Married Constance Ingalls, October 1, 1927. Children: Lucie J. Barnes Seymour, John Jay.