Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Northwestern University, 1952. MSJ, Northwestern University, 1953.
Reporter, Chicago Sun Times, 1956-1957; director press information, WBBM-television-television and Columbia Broadcasting System-television, Chicago, 1957-1958; feature editor, Science and Mechanics magazine, 1958-1960; managing editor, Science and Mechanics magazine, 1960-1962; news editor, National Safety Council, Chicago, 1962-1964; assistant director public information, National Safety Council, Chicago, 1964-1967; managing editor, World Book Year Book, Chicago, 1967-1969; executive editor, World Book Year Book, 1969-1983; managing editor, World Book Year Book and Science Year and Health & Medical Annual, 1983-1991.
Served with Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member Chicago Headline Club (president 1967-1968), Society Professional Journalists, Art Institute Chicago, Oriental Institute Clubs: La Salle Street Rod and Gun.
Married Lois Jean Kroeber, June 6, 1954.