Bachelor of Science in Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1961. Postgraduate, Pennsylvania State University, 1962.
Assistant engineer, Engine Test Laboratory, Engineer Research & Development laboratories, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1956; electronics project expediter, Melpar Electronics, Inc., Falls Church, Virginia, 1957; editor, The Union County Journal, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1961-1962; managing editor publications, Corning (New York) Glass Works, 1962-1963; head public relations and publications department division broadcasting, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1963-1967; chief account executive, Barash Advertising, State College, Pennsylvania, 1967-1968; publisher and managing editor, then contributing editor, Bulb Horn, Boston, 1978-1980, 80-; publisher, The Chronicle, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, 1980-1982; president and editor, The Sun, Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, since 1970; editor, Timberwolf Howl, New York City, since 1990. Instructor journalism Pennsylvania State University, Middletown, 1975.
Board directors, president Hummelstown Community Library., 1975-1980. Board directors Dauphin County Library. System, 1978-1980, South Central Educational Broadcast Council (WITF-television and WITF-FM), 1976-1980.
Chairman Lower Dauphin County Tri-County United Fund, 1972-1974. President board trustees Hershey (Pennsylvania) Public Library., since 1990. With United States Army,1957-1963.
Member National Rifle Association, International Motor Press Association, Guild of Motoring Writers (England) Society Automotive Historians (board directors and treasurer 1974-1978), Society for Vehicle Preservation, National Knife Collectors Association, Central Pennsylvania Antique Arms Association, Hershey Italian Lodge, Hummelstown Field and Stream Association, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Friends of Hershey Public Library., Sigma Delta Chi, Kappa Tau Alpha, Rho Tau Sigma, Alpha Delta Sigma.
Married Rosemary Keating, September 3, 1960. Children: William Kitson II, Tracy Keating.