Bachelor, Harvard University, 1951.
With New York Times, 1951-1952, Frank Best & Company, New York City, 1952-1953, Kenyon & Eckhardt, Incorporated, New York York City, 1953-1955, Inmont Corporation, United States and Europe, 1955-1983. Vice president sales Inmont International, Incorporated, New York York City, 1974-1983. Partner Clinton R. Howell, Inc.
Antiques, Pound Ridge, New York, 1984-1985. Managing director Metropolitan Opera Guild, Incorporated, New York York City, 1985-1994. Public Opera News, 1985-1994.
Dealer 19th and 20th Century American Art Palmer LeRoy Fine Art, Nantucket, Massachusetts, since 1994. Member industry sector advisory committee chemical industry United States Commerce Department, 1976-1983.
President Friends of John Jay Homestead, Inc., Katonah, New York, 1977-1995, chairman, 1995-1998, chairman emeritus, since 1998. Board directors The Bedford Association, 1972-1985, president, 1975-1980, board directors emeritus, 1986-1997. Board directors WildlifePreservation Trust International, Inc., Philadelphia, 1983-1994, president, 1990-1993,emeritus county, since 1994.
Board directors New York branch English Speaking Union, 1993-1998, chairman, 1994-1997. Senior warden St. Matthew's Church, Bedford, 1985-1989. M C.
Married Kyra Hawkins, June 18, 1955. Children: Kyra, Nina, Pamela.