Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1949.
Owner, vice president, Monsieur Henri Wines Ltd., New York City, 1949-1972; owner, president, Hudson Valley Wine Village, Highland, New York, since 1972; owner, Chief Executive Officer, I. Appel Corporation, New York City, since 1976; also Chairman of the Board, I. Appel Corporation, New York City owner, president, Regent Champagne Cellars, Highland, New York, 1988.
With United States Air Force, 1944-1946.
Married Audrey Frank, September 15, 1948 (divorced March 1972). Children: Michael(deceased), Mark, Harry. Married Barbara Mays Jones, May 25, 1972 (divorced June 1989).
1 child Candice; Married Sandi Ann Gold, June 1989. 1 child Tara.