Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1947. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1949.
First deputy superintendent banks, State of New York, 1963-1964; partner, Root Barrett Cohen Knapp & Smith, 1964-1966; senior vice president, general counsel, J. P. Morgan & Company Inc. and Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York, New York City, 1966-1983; vice Chairman of the Board, J. P. Morgan & Company Inc. and Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York, New York City, 1983-1986. Board directors Greater New York Mutual Insurance Company.
Member finance committee Indian River Memorial Hospital. Member Vero Beach Cmty. Redevelopment Board; Member American Law Institute, India House, The Moorings Club. M C.
Married Barbara E. Sinclair. Children: Joanne, Ellen.