Bachelor, Stanford University, 1951. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1953.
Association corporation finance department Smith, Barney & Company. New York City, 1956-1959. General, limited partner Draper, Gaither & Anderson, Palo Alto, California, 1959-1966.
Private investor, Menlo Park, California, 1966.
Board directors Cadence Design Systems, San Jose, California, Coulter Pharmaceutical, Incorporated., Palo Alto, Oracle Corporation, Redwood Shores, California, Macromedia, San Francisco, TriCord Systems, Incorporated., Plymouth, Minnesota, Transcend Superior vena cava syndrome, Incorporated., Atlanta.
Member board regents Bellarmine College Preparatory, 1977-2002. Regent emeritus University Santa Clara, since 1980. 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1953-1955.
Member American Council Capital Formation (director), Stanford University Alumni Association, Stanford Graduate School Business Alumni Association, Order of Malta, Stanford Buck Club, Menlo Circus Club (Atherton, California), Bighorn Country Club, California, Zeta Psi.
Married Lygia de Soto Harrison, July 15, 1961(deceased). Children: Nancy Maria Lucas Thibodeau, Alexandra Maria Lucas Ertola, Donald Alexander Lucas.