AB, University of California at Los Angeles, 1951; Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1957; postgraduate, University of Southern California, 1958-1959.
With, National Security Agency, Washington, 1955-1957; associate, Gordon & Weinberg, Los Angeles, 1958-1963; partner, Coulter & Coulter, Los Angeles, 1963-1968; principal, Coulter, Vernoff & Pearson, Pasadena, California, 1968-1994; of counsel, Coulter, Vernoff & Pearson, Pasadena, California, 1982-1994; Chief Executive Officer, Parade Properties, Inc., Los Angeles, 1965-1984; general partner, Welsh Hill Organisation, Temecula Valley, 1980-1997. Consultant CLE, State Bar of California, 1982-1983.
President, trustee Neighborhood Improvement Association, Altadena, California, 1980-1982. Trustee Westminster Center, Pasadena, since 1982, president, 1992, 96-. Board of directors Altadena Heritage, 1992-1995.
Trustee House of Rest Foundation, 1992-1995. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1951-1956, Korea. Member National Genealogical Society, Honourable Society Cymmrodorion, Association Professional Genealogists, Society Genealogists, Association One-Name Studies (treasurer since 1996).
Married Gloria Phyllis Cohn, December 28, 1952. Children: Craig R., Christopher N., Cameron M.