Graduate Mercersburg Academy, 1926. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1930.
One son, Geoffrey Canterbury. Private secretary to the United States Ambassador to Italy, 1930-1931. With publicity department Columbia Broadcasting System, New York City, 1931-1934.
Manager radio publicity, manager research, supervisor radio and television operations Young & Rubicam, Incorporated., New York City and Hollywood, 1934-1949.
With National Broadcasting Company, 1949-1956, successively assistant to vice president charge television network, vice president charge production, vice president charge programs Pacific division, 1949-1956. Associate Sylvester L. Weaver Junior, 1957-1958.
Officer Bodfred Prodns., Incorporated., Special Attractions, Incorporated., 1957-1958. Director business affairs M-G-M-television, 1958-1960.
Vice president charge west coast operations Program Service, Incorporated., 1957-1960.
General executive John Guedel Productions, Los Angeles, 1959-1960. Managing director Pacific Coast operations of The Advertising Council, Incorporated, Hollywood, since 1960. Chairman radio committee War Advertising Council, 1942.
Associate director information War Manpower Commission, 1942-1943.
Served as Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Club: Princeton (New York City).
Married Rita Halle, June 11, 1932 (deceased). Married second, Bee Canterbury, July 17, 1952. Children: Frederic William, III, Halle.