Student, Central American Academy, San José, 1949. BLitt, University Costa Rica, 1951. Postgraduate, Stafford College, London, 1957.
Barrister-at-law, Inner Temple, London, 1960.
Bar: England, 1960, Jamaica, 1960. Certified in law Council Legal Education Master of languages Merl Grove School, 1951-1955. Trust officer Government of Jamaica, 1960-1961.
Individual practice law, Kingston, Jamaica, 1961-1967. Legal editor Corporation Trust Company. New York City, 1968-1969.
Senior legal editor Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1969-1991. Consultant commonwealth law.
Trustee United Church of Christ, 1970-1978. Special advisor United States Congressional Advisory Board. National advisory board American Security Council.
Member American Management Association, International Platform Association, International Commission Jurists, American Museum Natural History, National Geography Society, New York Academy of Sciences, American Ballet Theater, Metropolitan Opera Guild, Lincoln Center, United States Naval Institute, Freeport Business Promotion (board directors), United States Power Squadron (assistant secretary), Inter-American Society, Rosicrucians.
Married Dorothy Hyacinth James, August 4, 1956. Children: Paul, Fred Junior, Lydia Ramona.