Bachelor, Amherst College, 1943. Amherst Memorial fellow, Harvard, 1947. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Fairfield University, 1980.
With, Irving Trust Company. New York City, 1947-1951; With, Chemical Bank, New York City, 1951-1959; with, Connecticut National Bank, Bridgeport, 1959-1986; executive vice president, Connecticut National Bank, 1977-1986.
Trustee emeritus American Seamen's Friend Society, New York City, Mystic Seaport Museum, Gaylord Hospital, Wallingford, Oak Lawn Cemetery Association, Fairfield. Trustee Fairfield University, chairman board trustees, 1972-1978, trustee emeritus, 1980. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, World War World War II.
Member Theodore Gordon Flyfishers, Fairfield County Beagles, National Beagle Club, The Pilgrims, Society Colonial Wars, Army and Navy Club (Washington), Squadron A Association (New York City), Royal Bermuda Yacht Club, Royal Swedish Yacht Club, Flyfishers Club (London).
Married Margaret Van Pelt Cool, April 13, 1957. Children: Andrea, Joel.