Bachelor of Science, Yale University, 1950.
With, E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1950-1969;
director marketing, E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1965-1969;
corporation vice president, SCOA Industries, Columbus, Ohio., 1969-1972;
corporation executive vice president, also member rotating board, W.R. Grace & Company. New York City, 1972-1978;
Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Saga Corporation, Menlo Park, California, 1978-1986;
also director, Saga Corporation, Menlo Park, California
chairman, chief Executive officer, Doctor of Humane Letters Airways, Inc., Redwood City, California, 1986-1988;
president, chief Executive officer, Levolor Corporation, 1988-1989;
also board director, Levolor Corporation
chairman of the executive committee of board, Levolor Corporation, 1989-1990;
chairman, Market Value Partners Company, Menlo Park, California, 1990-1995;
chairman, director, Fresh Choice, Inc., Santa Clara, California, since 1995;
chairman, Fresh Choice, Inc., Santa Clara, California, since 1995;
also board directors. Board directors Pacific Mutual Holdings Company, PST Vans, Inc., Socially Responsible Investment International, Madge Networks N.V., Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Age Wave, Inc.
Chairman La Salsa Franchise, Inc.
Board of directors United Way, 1990-1992, past chairman Bay Area campaign, 1987. Chairman, director Bay Area Council. Past chairman California Business Roundtable.
Member of advisory board University of California-Berkeley Business School, Governance Board. Member Yale Club (New York City), International Lawn Tennis Club, Menlo Country Club (California), Pacific Union Club (San Francisco), Coral Beach and Tennis Club (Bermuda), Vintage Club (Indian Wells, California), Menlo Circus Club.
Son of Laurence J. and Louanna (Robertson) L. Divorced; children: Charles A., Tara O'Hara, Casey Alexander. Married Justine Bailey, December 27, 1992.