Bachelor of Arts, Swarthmore College, 1941.
Advertising and sales promotion manager, Melville Corporation, New York City, 1949-1966; vice president, creative supervisor, Muller, Jordan, Herrick, Inc., New York City, 1966-1974; president, Producers Row, Inc., 1974-1976; president, Chasins Communications division Reeves Communications Corporation, New York City, 1977-1982; vice president parent company.
Life member Archville Volunteer Fire Department, since 1952. Member Ossining (New York ) Democratic Committee, 1956-1970, chairman, 1964-1966. President Putnam Highlands Audubon Society, 1984-1988.
Trustee Alice Curtis Desmond and Hamilton Fish Library., 1988-1995. 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1946.
Married Harriett Sue Mellett, January 18, 1947. Children: Margaret M. (Mistress Nurhan Arman), Daniel B., Harriett Brooks (Mistress Dickey-Chasins).