Occupation: Retired newspaper writer and editor whose career included being an art critic for the now-defunct Cleveland Press. Currently, president of Burchfield Homestead Society, which oversees the Burchfield Homestead Museum, 867 E. Fourth St., Salem. The museum is in the boyhood home of world-renowned painter Charles Burchfield.
Education: Graduated from Ohio State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism.
Family: Wife, Judith Ann; three adult children, three grandchildren.