Student, University Illinois, 1943. Bachelor of Science, DePaul University, 1949.
President Poster Brothers, Inc., Chicago, 1950-1971, Revere Leather Goods, Inc., Chicago, 1953-1971. Owner Don Stone Enterprises, since 1954. Vice president Horton & Hubbard Manufacturing Company Inc. division Brown Group, Nashua, New Hampshire, 1969-1971, Neevel Manufacturing Company, Kansas City, Missouri, 1969-1971.
Served with United States Army, 1943-1946.
Member advisory board San Diego Opera. Founder Don Diego Memorial Scholarship Fund. Member board overseers University California, San Diego, chancellor's associate.
Member executive board Chicago Area council Boy Scouts of America Served with United States Army, 1943-1946. Clubs: Bryn Mawr Country (Lincolnwood, Illinois) (director), Carlton, La Jolla Beach and Tennis, La Jolla Country, Del Mar Thoroughbred.
Married Catherine Mauro, December 20, 1970. 1 child, Jeffrey.