AB, Harvard, 1914.
With J. Aron & Company, Inc. (coffee and sugar importers), New York City, 1914-1926, manager export department, 1918-1919, director, 1918-1926, vice president, 1926-1938. Engaged principally in importation of cocoa beans and commodity futures on Commodity Exchange and New York Cocoa Exchange, 1938-1975.
Senior partner General Cocoa Company. Director General Cocoa Company Holland B.V., Amsterdam, 1962-1986. Consultant Otto Gerdau & Company, New York City, 1977-1986.
A founder, member New York Cocoa Exchange, Inc., 1925, 1st president, 1925-1926, member board managers, 1925-1951. President, 1944-1947, president emeritus, 1975-1986.
Member New York State Guard, 1940-1943. Member Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Harvard (New York City).
National Arts. Lecturer.
Son of Myer and Rachel (Smerling) W. Married Miriam N. Newman, December 23, 1915. Children– Richard, William Isaac.