Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1916; Doctor of Laws (honorary), Marquette University, 1953; Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Wisconsin, Madison, 1960.
Secretary Northwestern Malleable Iron Company, Milwaukee, 1920-1927, Combined Locks Paper Company, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1928. Vice president Second Wisconsin National Bank, Milwaukee, 1928-1930, National Bank of Commerce, Milwaukee, 1930-1931, First Wisconsin National Bank, Milwaukee, 1932-1933, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Milwaukee, 1933-1947, president, 1947-1958, chairman, 1958-1960, trustee, 1943-1969. Former board directors Cutler Hammer Incorporated, Wisconsin Telephone Сompany, Will Ross Incorporated, National Industrial Conference Board, Gartland Steamship Company, Manpower, Incorporated, Green Bay Packaging, Incorporated.
Board trustees Committee Economic Devel, member National Advisory Health Council, Mayo Foundation,, trustee Milwaukee Downer College, board directors Cutler-Hammer Foundation, 1951-1976, The Johnson Foundation, Incorporated, Racine, Wisconsin, founder Wisconsin Marine History Society, elder, trustee Immanuel Presbyterian Church Captain United States Army, Member Milwaukee Club, University, Milwaukee Country Club, Colony Club, Berzelius Society, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Elizabeth Bacon, October 26, 1921. Children: Elizabeth Fitzgerald Cutler, Edmund Bacon.