Bachelor, Hillsdale College, 1954. Master of Arts, Wayne State University, 1963.
Screen writer, Jam Handy Film Prodns., Detroit, 1956-1959; secondary teacher English,, Detroit Public Schools, 1960-1969; education coordinator, Detroit Free Press, 1969-1972; manager public relations, Blue Cross, Blue Shield Michigan, Detroit, 1972-1986; Professor of English, Macomb C.C, Warren, Michigan, 1986-1995; Professor of English, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, since 1998. Guest speaker Michigan Schools and Colls., since 1970.
(Book by Peters, T. R.)
Board of directors Friends of Grosse Pointe Libraries, 1978-1984. With United States Army, 1948-1949. United States Army Reserve 1950-1955.
Member Fine Arts Society Detroit (president 1978-1979).
Married Lillian J. Tremonti, August 21, 1954. Children: Jennifer Leigh Hartman, Thomas R. Junior, Sarah Jeanne.