Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1915; Master of Engineering, Yale, 1916.
President, Gosselin Engineering Corporation, New Haven, Pittsburgh, Chicago, 1921-1927; president, general manager, Phoenix Manufacturing Company, Joliet, Illinois, 1929-1957; also board directors, Phoenix Manufacturing Company, Joliet, Illinois Chairman, Board Of Directors, from 1957; president, Graver Tank & Manufacturing Company Inc., East Chicago, Indiana, 1933-1956; Chairman, Board Of Directors, Graver Tank & Manufacturing Company Inc., East Chicago, Indiana, from 1957. Board directors Union National Bank & Trust Company, Joliet, Citizens National Bank & Trust Company, Waukegan, National Bank of North Chicago, North Shore National Bank, Chicago.
Lay trustee DePaul University, Chicago. Member Yale Club (New York City, Chicago), Chicago Club, Executives Club, South Shore Country Club, Union League, Joliet Country Club, Chicago Golf Club (Wheaton, Illinois), Rolling Rock club (ligonier, Pennsylvania).
Married Florilla Helena Webb, June 3, 1916. Children: Edward Webb (deceased), Rosalie Webb (Mistress William H. Mellick), James Webb (deceased), John Webb, Marjorie Webb (Mistress Gerry F. Fitzgerald).