When he was a young reporter, he covered the Hindenberg Building explosion in New Orleans. A cop John Bow let him into the wreckage. He saved the life of Rupert Hindenberg who was trapped in his burning office. He made a name for himself and worked his way upwards. He became the editor of New York Daily News Tribune and ept the paper about Hindenberg as a souvenir. He owend John Bow a favor and he hired his daughter Laura Bow to work as a journalist.
He is considered "gruff and loud" but also a "creampuff". His clothes are occasionally stained by soup and sweat.