Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1943.
News editor, Printer's Ink magazine, Chicago, 1946-1949; founder, Golf Digest, 1950; assistant to sales manager, World's Greatest Newspaper-television, Chicago, 1949-1952; account executive, Columbia Broadcasting System-television, Chicago and New York City, 1952-1959; president, Golf Digest/Tennis Inc., Norwalk, Connecticut, 1959-1975; president magazine group, New York Times Company, 1975-1987; chairman, New York Times Company, 1985-1987.
Board directors Big Brothers, Incorporated, New York York City Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Magazine Publications Association (executive committee, board directors 1975-1987), Phi Kappa Sigma, Golf Foundation (board directors 1980-1991). Clubs: Milbrook (Greenwich, Connecticut).
Winged Foot Golf (Mamaroneck, New York ). Royal and Ancient Golf of St. Andrew (Scotland), Pine Valley Golf (Pine Valley, New Jersey). Jupiter Hills (Florida).
Married Chermaine Ryser, October 11, 1952. 1 daughter, Susie.