Bachelor of Science, Rutgers University, 1938. Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1942. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Washington and Jefferson College, 1974.
Factory cost clerk Monroe Calculating Machine Company, 1934, advanced to president, 1953. (company merged with Litton Industries). Senior vice president Litton, 1961-1964.
Chief executive officer, director Kidde Inc., 1963-1988, president, 1964-1988, chairman, chief executive officer, 1966-1987. Chairman Interim Systems Corporation, Clifton, New Jersey, since 1988. Board directors The Home Group, Inc., Newark, Delaware, The Home Insurance Company, Manchester, New Hampshire, Revlon, Incorporated, New York York City, Revlon Group, Incorporated, New York York City, Tyler Corporation, Dallas, International American Homes, Inc., Union, New Jersey, Kaisertech Ltd., Oakland, California.
Trustee Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City. Board directors emeritus Foundation for Children with Learning Disabilities, New York City, Fordham University, Bronx, New York.
Married Judith Omanoff. Children– Nancy, Judith, Fred Andrew.