Student, University Minnesota, 1946-1948; Bachelor of Science, Macalester College, 1950.
Vice president, Durkee Atwood Company, Minneapolis, 1954-1957; also board directors, Durkee Atwood Company, Minneapolis with, Sterne Agee & Leach, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama, 1957-1982; president, Sterne Agee & Leach, Inc., Birmingham, 1969-1982.
Board of directors Crippled Children's Clinic, Birmingham. Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1950-1952. Member Alabama Securities Dealers Association (president 1965-1966), Investment Bankers Association (Board of Governors 1971-1972), Mountain Brook Club, Birmingham CountryClub, Redstone Club, Relay House Club, Downtown Club.
Married Katherine Agee, January 10, 1956. Children: Katherine R., Arthur Bowman Junior, Rucker A.