Bachelor of Arts, Indiana U., 1940.
With, United Press International, Detroit, Chicago, 1945-1955; night manager, United Press International, Chicago, 1950-1955; writer national affairs, general editor, Newsweek magazine, New York City, 1956-1963; senior editor, Newsweek magazine, 1963-1969; assistant managing editor, New York Daily News, 1969-1974; managing editor, New York Daily News, 1974-1981; vice president, New York Daily News, 1976-1981. President New York News Charities, Inc., 1977-1980.
Served with United States Air Force, 1942-1945, Mediterranean Theatre of Operations. Member American Society Newspaper Editors.
Married Jenny Lou Dwyer, May 24, 1947. Children— Timothy, John, William Allen, Robert.