Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, 1941; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1943.
Assistant dean, Graduate School Business Administration, Harvard, 1946-1948; assistant to treasurer, The Coca-Cola Company, 1948-1949; assistant treasurer, The Coca-Cola Company, 1949-1952; treasurer, The Coca-Cola Company, 1952-1959; vice president, Columbia Broadcasting System, 1959-1965; administrative vice-president, director, Lever Brothers Company, 1965-1967; vice president finance and corporation strategy, Weyerhaeuser Company, Tacoma, 1967-1969; vice president corporation planning, Avon Products, Inc., 1969-1972; vice president finance, Avon Products, Inc., 1972-1981; senior vice president finance, Avon Products, Inc., 1981-1985; finance consultant, 1985-1988; chief operating officer, Diocese of New York of the Episcopal Church, New York City, 1988-1990; special projects officer, Diocese of New York of the Episcopal Church, New York City, since 1990.
Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Chi.
Married Patricia Ann Padgett, September 17, 1945. Children: David Francis, James Richard, Elizabeth Louise.