Graduate, Phillips Academy, 1928; Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1932; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1935.
Since practiced, New York City partner, Alexander & Green, 1955-1975; of counsel firm, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, 1979-1980; of counsel firm, c/o Reboul, MacMurray, Hewitt, Maynard & Kristol, since 1980. President, director C. Tennant, Sons & Company. New York City, 1952-1954.
Trustee Fay School, Southborough, Massachusetts, 1950-1970, Population Reference Bureau, 1963-1968, Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation, since 1972, Lavenberg Foundation, since 1986. Trustee Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, Connecticut, since 1959, chairman, 1982-1983, chairman emeritus, since 1983. Board managers, board overseers Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1959-1997.
Trustee, executive committee Robert College, Istanbul, Turkey, 1952-1973, chairman, 1955-1963. Board directors, vice president English Speaking Union United States, 1950-1992, acting president, 1983-1984. Board directors, member executive committee Winston Churchill Memorial Fund., since 1966.
Trustee Planned Parenthood New York City, 1977-1983. Board directors Children's Museum Manhattan, 1985-1987, National Trust Historic Presentation, since 1998. Served to lieutenant colonel General Staff Corps Army of the United States, 1942-1946.
Member American Bar Association, International Law Association, Society Colonial Wars, Pilgrims of the United States, Council on Foreign Relations, Century Association, Yale Club (New York City), Wadawanuck Club (Stonington, Connecticut), Cosmopolitan Club, Thursday Evening Club.
Married Mary Fell Jordan, June 25, 1938. 1 child, Alfred Trecartin World War II.