Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1950; postgraduate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1950-1952.
Finance economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 1952-1959; vice-president and economist, Union Bank, Los Angeles, 1960-1965; chief deputy savings and loan commissioner, State of California, Los Angeles, 1965-1966; senior vice-president, director, Capital Research and Management Company, Los Angeles, since 1967. Board directors, president The American Funds Income Series, The American Funds Tax-Exempt Series II, American High-Income Trust, The Bond Fund of America, Inc., Capital World Bond Fund, The Cash management Trust of America, Intermediate Bond Fund of America, Tax-Exempt Bond Fund of America, all of Los Angeles.
Board of directors, vice president Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, since 1974. Board directors Jewish Federation Council, Los Angeles, since 1977. President Jewish Vocational Svc., Los Angeles, 1978-1981.
Member American Economics Association, American Finance Association, National Associations Business Economists.
Married Roslyn Gewarter, September 2, 1963. 1 child, Ethan Samuel.