Bachelor of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1927; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1930; graduate, Infantry School, 1942; graduate, Command and General staff schedul, 1943.
Attorney, Hawkins, Delafield & Longfellow, New York City assistant general counsel, Federal Emergency Administration Public Works, 1933-1937; assistant general counsel, Treasury Department, 1938-1942; second in command Lieutenant infantry, United States Army Reserve, 1928; advanced through grades to colonel, United States Army Reserve assigned to duty with general staff, War Department, 1943-1945; served with Seventh Army and 1st Airborne Task Force in Southern France operation, 1944-1945; regional liaison officer D-Day, Alpes-Maritimes landed, Atsugi, Japan, 1945; deputy chief government section General Headquarters, Supreme Command Allies Pacific, 1945-1949; partner firm, Hawkins, Delafield & Wood (attorneys and counselors), New York City, 1949-1979.
Member of New York State Bar Association (past chairman of the section on taxation), Japan Society, Sphinx Head (Cornell Univercity), City Mid-Day Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.
Son of Louis and Carrie (Kahn) K. M. Dorothy Lawrence (deceased). M. Phyllis Taber; 1 daughter, Caroline Jeanne.