Bachelor, Yale University, 1947. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1949.
With Plastic Manufacturers, Inc., Stamford, Connecticut, 1949-1951. Assistant treasurer Doubleday and Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1953-1957, treasurer, director, 1957-1959. Treasurer Bristol-Myers Company, New York City, 1962-1966, vice president, 1966-1969, executive vice president products division, 1969-1973.
President Outward Bound Inc., Greenwich, Connecticut, 1973-1981, Good Wooden Boats, 1982-1985.
President board trustees Rye Country Day School, 1969-1974, trustee, 1974-1976. Trustee Taft School, 1968-1980, Hurricane Island Outward Bound School, since 1981, The Conservation Foundation, since 1982, World Wildlife Fund-United States, since 1985. President board trustees The Apprentice shop, 1982-1986, trustee, since 1986.
President board trustees, Island Institute, since 1986. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946, 51-53. Member of Camden Yacht, Explorers.
Married Sylvia Babcock, July 10, 1949 (divorced August 1958). Children: Charlotte, Henry, Laurie. Married June Clark, September 9, 1961 (divorced October 1976).
Married Jan B. Porter, July 30, 1977.