Bachelor of Arts, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1950; Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1955.
Associate, Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, New York City, to 1960; senior vice-president, director, Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Company, investment bankers, 1963-1973; senior vice-president, director, Dean Witter Reynolds Inc., New York City, 1973-1983; president, chief Executive officer, Dean Witter Reynolds International Inc., 1974-1983; director, finance adviser, Bank Audi (United States of America), New York City, 1986-1994; member of advisory board, Bank Audi (United States of America), New York City, 1995-1996. Chairman of the Board Animal Medical Center, since 1996.
Chairman board managers New York Botanical Garden, 1976-1986, trustee, since 1973. Member council, trustee Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York City, since 1987, chairman, 1990-1993. Board directors Morningside House, New York City, 1960-1980.
Board directors Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation, Washington, 1973-1981, vice chairman, 1973-1979. Trustee Center Park Conservancy, New York City, 1980-1993. Member international capital markets advisory committee New York Stock Exchange, 1980-1986.
Trustee Animal Medical Center, New York City, since 1990. Vice president, East Hampton Beach Preservation Society, since 1982, board directors, since 1988. Trustee Village Preservation Society, founding trustee Garden Conservancy, since 1989.
1st lieutenant United States Army, 1950-1952. Member Association of Bar of City of New York, Asia Society (vice chairman, board directors 1983-1989), Bond Club New York City, Maidstone Club, Knickerbocker Club, Devon Yacht Club.
Married Mary Thudium, June 1, 1957.