Bachelor, Coe College, 1951. Doctor of Commercial Science (honorary), 1974.
With Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust Company, 1951-1983, head general banking services department, 1976-1983. Special limited partner Bear Stearns & Company, Chicago, since 1983. Director Williams Electronics, Inc., American Finance Enterprises, Inc., Midland Company, Reliance Group Holdings, W.W. Grainger Inc.
Trustee Children's Memorial Hospital, since 1981. Trustee Field Museum Natural History, Coe College, since 1977. Member of Sunset Ridge Country, Chicago, Standard, Whitehall.
Married Maryanne Evans. Children: Anne Elizabeth, James Robert.