Bachelor, Yale University, 1951. Master of Business Administration, Case Western Reserve University, 1963.
Vice president, manager Drexel, Harriman, & Ripley, Cleveland, 1970—1973. Vice president Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc., since 1973. Member Diocesian Council, Cleveland, 1976—1978.
Trustee Diocese Ohio, Cleveland, since 1979, chairman department finance, 1976—1978. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1951-1955, Republic of Korea.
Senior warden vestryman St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, 1974—1978. Member of Bond Club (Cleveland), Cleveland Society Security Analysts, Kirtland Country Club (Cleveland), Tavern Club (Cleveland), Union Club (Cleveland).
Married Anne Gaylord Buckley, June 16, 1956. 1 child Sarah Anne Ott-Hansen Hirsch.