AB, Stanford University, 1925. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, 1927.
Practiced in Portland. Partner Stoel, Rives, Boley, Fraser & Wyse and predecessors, 1927-1986. Past director Leupold & Stevens, Inc.
Trustee emeritus Medical Research Foundation of Oregon. Past president Portland Art Association, Portland Community Chest. Past president and director Oregon History Society.
Past. president and board directors Library Association Portland. Overseer emeritus Whitman College. Trustee Jackson Foundation.
Member American Bar Association, Oregon Bar Association, Multnomah County Bar Association, American Law Institute, Automobile Club of Oregon (past director and treasurer), Arlington Club, University Club, Century Club.
Married Barbara Coit Elliott, September 10,1930. Children: Barbara Ann (Mistress John H.V. Davies), David Coit.