Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist who reported successfully on a variety of topics for The Washington Star, including government and politics.
Rather than jump right into college after graduating high school, he accepted his first job as a copyboy for the Evening Star.
For his reporting on urban growth and development in the Northeast, specifically Washington and the suburbs of Virginia, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting in 1958.
He died in Bethesda, Maryland after a lengthy battle with Leukemia and was survived by his children and wife.
Both he and author Ernest Poole have won Pulitzer Prizes for their work.