Bachelor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1922.
Engaged in real estate business and mortgage banker, Chicago, since 1922;
with, Draper & Kramer, Inc., Chicago, since 1922;
Chairman of the Board, Draper & Kramer, Inc., 1944-1995;
chairman emeritus, Draper & Kramer, Inc., since 1995. Director, member Executive Committee Chicago 21 Corporation. Program supervisor Division Defense HousingCoordination (and successor National Housing Agency), Washington, 1941-1942;past president Metropolitan Housing and Planning Council, Chicago, Actions, Inc.
Past member President's Committee Equal Opportunity in Housing.
Past chairman steering committee United Negro Fund. Member visiting committee department design and visual arts Harvard, 1963-1964. Life trustee University Chicago.
Member Chicago Mortgage Bankers Association (past president), Mortgage Bankers Association American, National Association Housing Officials, Chicago Association Commerce and Industry. Clubs: Chicago, Quadrangle, Standard, Tavern, Mid-Town Tennis, Commercial (Chicago).
Married Stephanie Shambaugh, December 22, 1932 (deceased February 1973). Children: Barbara Shambaugh Kramer Bailey, Douglas, Anthony. Married Julia Wood McDermott, August 19, 1975.