Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1941.
With, New York Central System, 1939-1967; timekeeper, traveling car agent, assistant train master, train master, assistant superintendent assistant to freight traffic manager, assistant to president, superintendent executive representative, New York Central System, 1939-1958; vice president, New York City R.R. (and subsidiary), 1958-1967; also in charge public relations and advertising department, New York City R.R. (and subsidiaries), 1960-1967; also director, New York City R.R. (affiliates and subsidiaries) chairman president, Bowater Paper Company, Inc., 1967-1968; president, Argyle Research Corporation (consultant), New York City, 1968-1983; vice president, Hambro American, Inc., 1983-1985; senior vice president, Resource Holdings Ltd., New York City, 1986-1998.
Served as major Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member of Down Town Association, River, Yale (New York City). Chagrin Valley Hunt (Cleveland).
Saturn (Buffalo); Racquet (Chicago), Chicago Club.
Married Marion Danielson Strachan, January 13, 1962 (deceased November 1998). Step-children: Richard and Stephen Strachan.