AB, University of Michigan, 1914; AM, University of Michigan, 1917.
Instructor economics, University of Michigan, 1914-1917; instructor economics, National City Company, 1917; instructor economics, War Credits Board, Washington, 1918; assistant treasurer, General Motors Corporation, 1922-1929; president, Aldebaran Corporation, 1929-1936; president, Pathe Film Corporation, 1935-1937; partner, Young, Kolbe & Co, 1932-1937; president, United Electronics Coal Companies, 1939-1959; chairman, United Electronics Coal Companies, 1959-1962; director, United Electronics Coal Companies, 1935-1963. Board directors Clark Equipment Company.
Honorary director National Coal Association. Senior council Chicago Association Commerce and Industry. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Economic Association, Chicago Club, Indian Hill Club, Adventurers Club.
Married Marjorie Heartt, 1922. Children: Frederick, Elizabeth.