Bachelor, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, 1958. Master of Arts, Montclair State College, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1974.
Director photography Morris County's Daily Record, 1960—1968. Public relations executive Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, 1968—1975. Vp Morris County Photo Lab, Inc., 1975—1993.
President Morris County Fotosonics, Inc., 1993—1995. Adjunct professor communication department College St. Elizabeth, since 2007, artistic director, Morris Theatre. First lieutenant Signal Corps.
United States Army, 1958-1960, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey.
Chairman College St. Elizabeth, Morristown, since 1998. Member of New Jersey Communication Association, The American Society University Professors, International Comn. Association, American Society Magazine Photographers, New Jersey Press Association, National Press Photographers Association.
Married Shirley Ann Cullinan, June 14, 1958. Children: Karen Patricia Kirksey, Veronica Joan, Terence G. Junior, Shirley Ann Merrill, John Patrick III, Kevin Michael.