Bachelor, Carthage College, 1944. Doctor of Laws, Carthage College, 1970. Bachelor of Laws, University Minnesota, 1949.
Graduate, Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1966.
Joined Bank of America 1949. Assigned to National Division, Southern California 1955. Assistant Vice-President for financial relationships in electronics 1961-1965.
Head National Division, San Francisco World H.Q. 1963. Senior Vice-President 1965-1968. Executive Vice-President and.
Chairman Board of directors 1969. President, and Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America 1970-1981. since 1986. Director Wellcome since 1986.
President World Bank 1981-1986. Director Institute Monetary Conference of American Bankers Association, President 1977. Director Associations of Harvard Business School.
Former President San Francisco Clearing House Association. Director United Way of America. Director United States-USSR Trade and Economics Council, National Council for United States-China Trade, S.R.I. International.
Past president Federal Advisory Council, 1972. Past chairman Bay Area Council. Past board governors United Way of America.
Past chairman United Way of Bay Area. Past member Business Roundtable. Member Business Council.
Past member Japan-United States Advisory Council. Past board directors Conference Board, San Francisco Opera. Past board directors, member advisory council Socially Responsible Investment International.
Member advisory council Stanford University Graduate School Business. Board directors Harvard Business School. Trustee Carthage College, Brookings Institution.
Member Reserve City Bankers Association (honorary), California Bar Association Clubs: Bankers of San Francisco, Pacific Union, Burlingame Country. Bohemian, Links (New York City). Metropolitan (Washington).
Chevy Chase (Maryland).
Married Mary Margaret Crassweller, February 11, 1950. Children: Eric David, Mark Winship.