Student, Tuck School Business Administration, 1942; AB, Dartmouth College, 1943.
Reporter, Time, Washington, 1946-1947; reporter, United Press International, Boston, 1947-1948; reporter, news editor, Brooklyn Eagle, 1948-1951; managing editor, Brooklyn Eagle, 1951-1955; editorial adviser, Magnum Photos, Inc., New York City, 1955; executive editor, public, Congressional Quarterly Inc. and Editorial Research Reports, Washington, 1955-1968; founder, editor, National Journal Center Political Research, Washington, 1969-1970; communications adviser, Public Broadcasting Environment Center, Washington, 1970-1971; assistant director public affairs for communications, Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, 1970-1971; consultant, Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, 1972; executive editor, The Ellsworth (Maine) American, 1972-1977; co-public-editor (with Patricia Schroth), Maine Life Magazine, Sedgwick, 1977-1981; editorial consultant, U. Maine, Bangor, 1976-1990; managing editor, South-North News Svc., Hanover, N.H., 1987-1991; co-public, New Leaf Publications, Sedgwick, Maine., since 1990. Member American Press Institute Seminar for Managing Editors, 1953.
Elected selectman Town of Sedgwick, 1989-1994, moderator 1995-2009. Board directors Blue Hill (Maine) Memorial Hospital, 1978-1993, Bangor Symphony Orchestra, 1981-1987, Blue Hill Concert Association, 1991-2003. Board directors, vice president Island Nursing Home, Deer Isle, Maine, 1985-2007.
Member Maine State Democratic Committee, Augusta, 1985-1992, 97-2009. Board directors Downeast Transportation, Inc., 1993-2006. Delegate Maine Democratic National Convention, 2000.
1st lieutenant Army Airways Communications Systems, United States Army Air Force, World War World War II.
Married Colette Streit, May 1, 1948 (divorced 1958). 1 child, Valerie; Married Patricia Wiggins, September 27, 1958. Children: Jennifer, Amy, Anne.