Bachelor, Yale University, 1940; postgraduate, Harvard University, 1940-1941.
With, William Blair & Company, Chicago, since 1946; partner, William Blair & Company, since 1950.
Trustee The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, Field Museum Natural History, Chicago History Society. Member Chicago Club, Onwentsia Club, Shoreacres Club, Casino Club, Bath and Tennis Club (Palm Beach, Florida).
Married Joan Halpine Smith, December 9, 1950. Children: Joan Bowen, Bowen.