Bachelor, Virginia Military Institute, 1916.
Investment analyst, Electrical Engineer MacCrone & Company, Detroit, 1919-1923;
partner, Electrical Engineer MacCrone & Company, Detroit, 1923-1963;
chairman, director, Investment Counsel, Inc., 1930-1959;
member of advisory board, Investment Counsel, Inc., from 1962. Trustee Investment Company American, 1927-1932. Former board directors American Midland Company, Investment Research Corporation, American Industries Corporation, American Industries Securities Company.
Member of New York Stock Exchange, 1929-1930.
Trustee Virginia Military Institute Major United States Army, 1917-1919. Member Finance Analysts Society Detroit (president 1952, board directors 1951-1953), National Federation Finance Analysts Societies (board directors 1950-1952), Virginia Military Institute Alumni Association (board directors 1938-1964), Detroit Club, Country Club Grosse Point (Michigan), Kappa Alpha (Southern).
Married Hazel Beatrice Wharton, December 25, 1919. Children: Anne W. Collins Husted, Josephine S. Collins Penberthy.