Educated, Phillips Exeter Academy, 1914-1915; student, Princeton University, 1915-1917; Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1922.
Associate Sullivan & Cromwell, New York, 1922-1933. Officer, director various subsidieriesof The North American Company, 1933-1942. President, director Illinois Power Company, from 1940.
Director Electric Energy Inc., Nuclear Power Group, Inc., Citizens National Bank of Decatur.
2nd Lieutenant Infantry, United States Army Reserve, 1917-1919, First lieutenant, 1919. With Advertising Educational Foundation, France, 1918-1919. Member Chicago Club, Decatur (Illinois) Club, Delta Kappa Epsilon. M C.
Married Tilly Irene Margarita von Hollehen, November 29, 1928. Married Ester Maree Hansen, September 3, 1944.