Doctor of Science, University Bridgeport, 1979. Doctor of Humane Letters, New York Medical College, 1984.
Founder Technicon Corporation, Tarrytown, New York, 1939, president, chairman, chief executive officer, 1960-1980. Principal Whitehead Associates, Greenwich, Connecticut, from 1981. Also partner Whitehead/Sterling, Stamford.
Married Elizabeth A. Whitehead, 1969 (deceased 1983). Children: John, Peter, Susan.