AB, Syracuse University, 1919; postgraduate, London School Economics, 1919-1920.
Junior officer foreign service, National City Bank, New York City, 1920-1925;
buyer, John Wanamaker, New York City, 1925-1932;
vice president, Mercantile Stores, Inc., New York City, 1932-1934;
president, Mercantile Stores, Inc., New York City, 1934-1941;
Chairman, Board Of Directors, Mercantile Stores, Inc., New York City, 1941-1960;
chairman of the executive committee, Mercantile Stores, Inc., New York City, from 1960. President, board directors King Mill Oil Corporation, D.M. Trucking Company, Excelsior Housing Corporation, Excelsior Merchandising Company, Johnston Housing Corporation, McCormick Housing Corporation. Vice-president, director Milliken Automotive Fabrics, Inc., Milliken Woolens, Inc., Peach Queen Farms, Inc., Redlyn Corporation, RidgeviewRealty Corporation, 1041 realty corporation, Kingstree Manufacturing Company, Inc., Hatch Mills, Excelsior Mills, Abbeville Mills Corporation, Johnston Mill Inc.
Vice president Milliken, Inc. Member finance committee, director Home Life Insurance Company. Director Grace Petroleum Corporation, W.R. Grace and Company, Gaffney Manufacturing Company, Gayley Mill Corporation, Kingsley Mill Corporation, Judson Corporation, Lockhart Railroad Company, MachiasMill Inc., Grace Bank.
Monarch Mills, Pacolet Manufacturing Company, Drayton Mills, Hartsville Cotton Mill, Laurens Mills.
Member New England Society, India House Club, Union League, University Club, New York Skating Club, New Canaan Country Club, Lake Placid Club. M C.
Married Ora Rimes, January 6, 1925. 1 child, Ora.