Student, Purdue University, 1944. AB, DePauw University, 1948. Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1949.
With Harris Trust & Savings Bank, Chicago, since 1949, vice president, 1965-1969, division administrator, 1969-1972, senior vice president, group executive United States group, International group, special industrial group, since 1972.
Trustee Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, since 1984. Board directors United Charities Chicago, since 1982, Grant Park Concerts Society. President Lakefront Gardens, Chicago, since 1980, Metropolitan Planning Council, Chicago, 1978-1979.
Served with United States Army Air Force, 1944-1945. Member Banker's Association for Foreign Trade (board directors 1979-1982), American Bar Association (executive committee international banking section 1976-1979) Clubs: Geneva Golf (president 1976) (Illinois). Dunham Woods (Wayne, Illinois).
University (board directors 1978-1980), Economic (Chicago).
Married Thelma Barnes, September 12, 1953. Children– John Barnes, Judith Marr.