Bachelor of Science, Springfield (Massachusetts) College, 1941; Bachelor of Laws, Boston University, 1948.
Library, Boston University School Law, 1948-1950; assistant library, Association Bar City New York, 1950-1957; library, Association Bar City New York, 1957-1967; law library, Yale University Law School, New Haven, 1967-1970; associate dean, library, Yale University Law School, New Haven, 1970-1981. Member library services committee American Bar Foundation. Member library advising committee American Arbitration Association.
Captain Field Artillery, Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member American Bar Association, American Association Law Libraries (executive board 1962-1965, president 1965-1966), International Association Law Libraries (vice president 1968-1971), Law Library. Association Greater New York (president 1957-1958), Kappa Delta Pi.
Son of Donat Arthur and Mary Belle (Aldrich) C. M. Phyllis Eugenia Smith, May 29, 1943. Children: Meredith J., Susan A., Peter A., Nancy D.