Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1944; postgraduate, United States Naval Post Grad School, 1949-1950; postgraduate, United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1959-1960; postgraduate, Harvard University.
Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1944; advanced through grades to captain, United States Navy, 1965; personal aide to CNO Admiral Arleigh Burke, United States Navy, 1950-1951; special security officer commissioned in Korean War Navy, United States Navy commander United States Ship Lester, Davis, Luce, Albany, United States Navy, 1957-1970; senior naval advisor to Vietnam Navy, United States Navy, 1967-1968; retired, United States Navy, 1970; dean, member of faculty Business School, Harvard University, Boston, 1970-1980; chairman, Luzerne Company News Company, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, 1980-1986; chairman, LABSPHERE, Inc., N. Sutton, N.H., 1983-1994. Consultant Harvard Business School, 1980-1984.
Chairman Republican Town Committee, Weston, Mass, 1973-1977. Board directors numerous schools, clubs and civic organizations Member Port Royal Club (secretary board directors), The Naples Yacht Club (treasurer, board directors), Royal Poinciana Golf Club, Port Royal Property Owners Association (board directors).
Married Mary Lee Schaeffer. Children: Randolph Elliott, Valerie Anne.