Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1944; Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1948; Doctor of Philosophy Vanderbilt University, 1954.
Instructor, Thayer Academy, Braintree, Massachusetts, 1946-1947;
instructor, Cambridge School, Weston, Massachusetts, 1948-1950;
assistant professor, United States Naval Academy, 1954-1958;
member of faculty Graduate School Business Administration, Harvard University, 1958-1970;
professor business history, Harvard University, 1966-1970;
University professor, U. Maine, Orono, 1969-1970;
A & A Bird professor American history, U. Maine, Orono, 1970-1984;
president, U. Maine, Orono, 1984-1986. Trustee Bangor Savings Bank, 1976-1994. Secretary, president New England Economics Education Council, 1966-1968, president Business History and Economics Life program, 1968-1970, chairman, 1970-1975.
Chairman Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, Boothbay Harbor, Maine, 1982-1984, 88-89.
Vice chairman Maine Council on Economics Education, 1969-1984. Member of advisory committee Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, 1967-1970, trustee, 1973-1985. Trustee Husson College, 1977-1985, Maine Maritime Museum, 1987-1992, Miles Health Care, 1989-1997, chairman, 1995-1997.
Trustee Farnsworth Art Museum, 1990-1993. Member Maine Science and Technology Board, 1984-1986. Overseer Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, 1984-1988.
Board directors Maine Cmty. Foundation, 1984-1993, Maine Development Foundation, 1985-1986. Board of advisors Maine Maritime Academy, 1986-1988.
Chairman Maine Commission to Commemorate Bicentennial United States Constitution, 1986-1988. Member Maine Marine Research Board, 1990-1992. Chairman Maine Indian Tribal State Committee, 1992-1993.
Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946, to captain United States Air Force, 1951-1953. M C.
Married Emily Ann Wilford, December 28, 1946. Children– Robert Menzies, Nancy Revell.