Graduated from Yale, 1913, Lowell Textile Institute, 1914.
With Johnson & Johnson, 1916, and since 1919, manager hospital sales division, 1925, member management committee, member board directors since 1929, assistant vice president, 1931, vice president since 1932. On special duty, War Department, 1917-1918. Chairman standardization committee, on surgical gauze and adhesive products, Bureau of Standards, Washington, since 1927.
Member of the board of trustees Middlesex General Hospital. Member Beta Theta Pi, Delta Kappa Phi. Member Dutch Reformed Church.
Clubs: Yale (New York).
Married Josephine Frances Knight, December 6, 1917. Children: Richard Paul, Robert Ensign.