Born New York City, went to P.S. 166, P.S. 6, Bronx Science, Heights College NYU. 1952-55, US Army. !955-1960, GI Bill University of Madrid, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of Perugia, Published Vangel Griffin 1961, (Harper Prize) Short fiction in Antioch Review, Mademoiselle, Paris Review, Noble Savage, Minnesota Review.
!964--1969 worked in office equipment industry and educational publishing, (Xerox).
1969 founded Market Data Retrieval and was president of MDR until retirement in 1997. Also a VP at Houghton Mifflin and CEO of Dun and Bradstreet Debt Collection.
Westport, CT Board of Education member and chairman for fifteen years.
Six children. Two grandchildren.
Hemingway, Tolstoy, Austen, Shakespeare, Lincoln, King James Bible