Student, Williams College, 1940. Bachelor of Laws, University Pennsylvania, 1948.
Practiced in, Doylestown, 1948-1970. District attorney Bucks County (Pennsylvania), 1954-1958. Judge United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1970—1985, senior judge, since 1985.
Served with Canadian Army, 1940-1942. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member Order of the Coif.
Married Marie Catherine Auerbach, June 20, 1953.