Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1918. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1921. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1923.
Expert in insurance, United States bureau of War Risk Insurance, Washington, 1919;
instructor in insurance, University of Pennsylvania, 1919-1921;
assistant professor, University of Pennsylvania, 1921-1925;
professor, University of Pennsylvania, 1926-1965;
professor emeritus, University of Pennsylvania, from 1965;
vice dean Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1933-1939;
associate dean, University of Pennsylvania, 1939-1942;
director gradn. division in business administration, University of Pennsylvania, 1938-1942. Dean, vice chairman of the board of trustees American Institute for Property & Liability Underwriters, Inc., 1942-1961, president, from 1961. Executive vice president Institute Institute American, Inc., 1952-1962, president, from 1962.
Insurance consultant associate chairman adminstrv.bd. Fels Institute Local and State Government. Chairman administrative board S.S. Huebner Foundation for Insurance Education.
Trustee Thomas Skelton Harrison Foundation, also vice chairman With United States Navy, 1917-1919. Member American Association of University Professors, American Association University Teachers Insurance (president 1936-1938), American Economic Association, American Finance Association, Masons, Lambda Chi Alpha, Beta Gamma Sigma, Pi Gamma Museum.
Married Blanche Bernd, July 1, 1918. Children: Janet Marie, James Gilbert.