Bachelor, Loyola College, Montreal, 1932. Bachelor of Civil Law, McGill University, Montreal, 1935. Postgraduate, University Paris, 1936.
Doctor of Laws, Concordia University, 1982.
Member legal department DuPont Canada Inc., Montreal, 1939-1954, general counsel, 1954-1962, secretary, 1962-1969, vice president and secretary, 1969-1977, director, 1971-1978, consultant, 1977-1985. Counsel Harris, Allain, Thomas, Mason, Montreal, 1977-1987. Of counsel Hemens, Cornish, Levac, Quesnel & Hindle, 1988-1990.
Municipal judge Town of Rosemere, Quebec, 1965-1976.
Mayor Town of Rosemere, 1955-1959. Chancellor, board governors Concordia University, 1974-1981, chancellor emeritus, since 1989. Member Association Canada General Counsel, Canada Manufacturers Association, Canada Chamber of Commerce Clubs: Order of Malta, St. James, Lorraine Golf.
Married Sarah Ann Wright, November 4, 1939. Children: Mary-Margaret, John, Paul, Eileen.