Graduate of Columbia University.
Has no basketball skills.
His short story, Tapping a Maple on a Cold Vermont Morning, was published in the Atlantic Monthly. As of 1960, was also working on two novels. Has at least one unpublished short story, The Gold Violin.
He is from Burlington, Vermont. and his father is a salesman. His mother is heavyset. Has a brother who works at the stock exchange; there was a farm growing up. (In Season 6 he mentions going to high school in Cabot, Vermont, which is sixty miles from Burlington.)
As of March 1962 he made $300/week.
Lives in Murray Hill, Manhattan.
Became engaged sometime in 1965 to Cynthia Baxter, daughter of the wealthy Ed and Lillian Baxter. Ed is a senior executive at Dow Chemical. By May 1966, Ken and Cynthia were married.