AB, Colby College, 1949. Master of Education, Boston University, 1954.
Teacher, coach Unity (Maine) High School, 1949-1950. Teacher, guidance director Ware (Massachusetts) High School, 1951-1953. Guidance director Northampton (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1953-1955.
Assistant treasurer, treasurer, executive vice president Ware Savings Bank, 1955-1967. President, chief executive officer Quincy (Massachusetts) Savings Bank, 1967-1989, chairman, director. President Mutual Advisory Corporation, 1975-1977.
Chairman Drayton Corporation, Bermuda., Ban Ser Corporation, New York City, 1986-1989. Chairman, director Bank Service corporation. President South Shore Private Industry Council, 1983-1985.
Director Savings Bank Life Council of Massachusetts, 1985-1988, National Council Savings Institutions, 1985-1988. Chief executive officer, chairman, director Excel Bancorp Inc. division Quincy Savings Bank, since 1986. Assistant chairman Advisory Board Town of Hingham, 1970-1971.
President Progress for Downtown Quincy, Inc., since 1975. Member consultant committee International Savings Bank Institute. Vice chairman Massachusetts Thrift Fund.
Member executive committee Lincoln Trust Company, also board directors.
Board directors Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, New England Automated Clearing House, Massachusetts Automated Transfer System, William B. Eventide Home, Quincy, since 1979, St. Coletta's Day School, since 1979, South Shore Hospital. Board directors, president Quincy Young Men’s Christian Association, 1985-1986. Trustee Thayer Academy, Economic Education Council Massachusetts.
Board directors New England Council. Board overseers South Shore Health & Educational Corporation, 1988. Served with Army of the United States, World World War World War II.
Member Savings Bank Association Massachusetts (treasurer 1969-1970, Second vice president 1970-1971, 1st vice president 1971-1972, president 1972-1974), National Association Mutual Savings Banks (vice chairman 1977, chairman 1978), Massachusetts Purchasing Group (steering committee 1979), Conference State Bank Supervisors (advisory committee 1979), Mortgage Bankers Association American (legislation committee), Quincy History Society (director 1979), Quincy-South Shore Chamber of Commerce (president 1977).
Married Virginia M. Davis, November 23, 1950. Children– James K., Sarah J., Catherine A.