Student, University Alabama, 1936-1938; Bachelor of Arts, University of Chicago, 1942; Juris Doctor, University of Chicago, 1948.
Practiced in, Chicago, since 1948; member firm, Haight, Goldstein & Haight, 1948-1955; partner, Goldstein & Wahlen, 1956-1959; partner, Arvey, Hodes, Costello & Burman (and predecessor), 1959-1991; partner, Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon, since 1992.
Served to Second lieutenant Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta.
Married Alice Elizabeth Condit, April 24, 1943 (divorced 1983). Children: Edwin Alfred, Virginia Elizabeth, Martha Anne. Married Elizabeth L. Corey, November 23, 1984.