Bachelor cum laude in History and Government, Boston College, 1957. Master of Arts in History, Boston University, 1961.
Insurance claims investigator, Automobile Mutual Insurance Company, Providence, 1957-1962; director public information, Massachusetts Safety Council, Boston, 1962-1964; executive director, Chevrolet Dealers Association, Braintree, Massachusetts, 1964-1969; executive director, Boston Public Housing Tenants Policy Council, Boston, 1971-1972; executive director, Massachusetts Federation Nursing Homes, Dedham, 1972-1975; Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts Safety Council, Boston, 1975-1978; independent writer, lecturer,, Dennisport, Massachusetts, since 1978; columnist, Cape Cod Times, since 1986; adjunct Professor of English,, Cape Cod Community College, West Barnstable, Massachusetts, since 1988. Consultant to health agencies, since 1978.
Member Dedham School Committee, 1964-1968, chairman, 1966-1967. Member Governor's Highway Safety Committee, Boston, 1975-1978. With United States Army, 1954-1956.
Member Professional Writers of Cape Cod (president since 1994), American Medical Writers Association (board directors 1984-1985, president New England chapter 1984-1985), Cape Cod Writers Center, Secular Franciscan Order.
Married Mary Louise Killoren, November 21, 1953 (divorced 1983). Children: Margaret, Karen, Amy, Sean.