Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Cornell University, 1956.
Vice president, general manager Fairlane Store Hudson's, Detroit, 1974—1977. Vice president, merchandise manager women's apparel Marshall Field & Company, Chicago, 1978—1979. Senior vice president merchandise and sales McCurdy & Company, Rochester, New York, since 1979.
Chairman cooperative advisory committee Rochester Institute technical, since 1983. General mdse manager, member advisory board Frederick Atkins, New York City, 1984. Vice president Channel 30 Public television, Toledo, 1970—1972.
Member American Farm School Committee, 1983—1984. Board trustees 3d Presbyterian Church, 1984. Member of Cornell Club New York, Country Club Rochester.
Married Marianne Smith, June 20, 1959. Children: Henry H., Katharine Peirce(deceased), Karen Smith.