Bachelor of Science, University California, Berkeley, 1946. Master of Business Administration, University California, Berkeley, 1948.
Salesman Fibreboard Products, San Francisco, 1950-1953. President Shuman, Agnew & Company, 1963-1968, chairman board, 1968-1977. Managing director Morgan Stanley, since 1977.
Board directors Overseas Shipping Company, Basic American Foods.
Member advisory committee Salk Institute, La Jolla, California, past president Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce, past board directors Family Service Agency, Edgewood Children's Home, International House, University California, Berkeley. Past chairman board directors Pacific Medical Center Served with Royal Norwegian Air Force, 1942-1945. Member of Pacific-Union (San Francisco), Bohemian (San Francisco), San Francisco Golf, Burlingame Country (Hillsborough, California) (past president), Cypress Point (Pebble Beach, California).
Married Joan Shuman, February 10, 1950. Children: Helga, Karen, Sylvia, Iver Junior.