Bachelor, Ohio State University, 1947. Juris Doctor, Ohio State University, 1949. Postgraduate, Rutgers University, 1950.
Assistant trust officer Huntington National Bank, Columbus, 1951-1956, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1972-1975, also board dirs, chairman, 1980-1981. President, Chief Executive Officer Huntington Bancshares, Inc., 1975-1981, also board directors. Chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer, director BancOhio Corporation, 1981-1984.
Chairman, director BancOhio National Bank (member National City Corporation), since 1984. With National City Bank Columbus, since 1981. Board directors National City Corp, North America Broadcasting Company.
Trustee Columbus Museum Fine Art, from 1974, vice president 1979-1982, president 1982-1984. Trustee Ohio Dominion College since 1978, chairman since 1984. Trustee Children's Hospital of Columbus, since 1985, Ohio Cancer Foundation since 1977.
Chairman United Negro College Fund Doctor, 1984-1985. Trustee Capitol South Committee Urban Redevelopment Corporation, since 1982. Member Ohio Bankers Association, Columbus Bar Association, Ohio Chamber of Commerce (executive committee, trreas. since 1979), Columbus Area Chamber of Chamber (board directors, vice chairman executive committee from 1983), Association Bank Holding Companies, Association Reserve City Bankers, Newcomen Society, Sigma Chi, Phi Delta Phi.
Clubs: President' of Ohio State University. Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity. Colonels; Rocky Fork Hunt and Country.
Married Lucy Kindred, April 7, 1951. Children: Lucy W. Herrman Porter, Anne D. Herrman Phillips, Martha Kindred.