Bachelor of Science, Yale University, 1946.
Sales clerk Bumpus Book Store, London, 1947. With J.B. Lippincott Company, 1947—1987, president, 1978-1981, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, 1981—1987.
Served with United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member St. Anthony Fraternity Clubs: Philadelphia Cricket, Philadelphia, Conanicut Yacht.
Married Beatrice Woolsey Bronson, September 17, 1950 (divorced 1969). Married Carol Helms Earle, July 14, 1972. Children: Louise Woolsey, Deborah Wharton, Frances Bronson, Elizabeth Barton.