Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1950; exchange student, University Oslo, Norway, 1947; postgraduate, Stonier School Banking, 1961.
With, Provident National Bank, Philadelphia, from 1954; now vice chairman, Provident National Bank, Philadelphia Chairman of the Board, director, Provident Institutional Management Corporation president, director, Provident National Investment Corporation executive vice president, Independence Square Income Securities, Inc. managing director, Shearson International Dollar Reserve Fund vice chairman, director, PNC Finance Corporation vice chairman, director, Colonial Penn Group, Inc. Member investment policy committee General Accident Fire & Life Assurance Corporation, Ltd.
Board managers Friends Hospital. Trustee Johns Hopkins University, Widener University. Member American Bankers Association (chairman trust division 1984-1985) Clubs: Philadelphia Union League (Philadelphia).
Married Hildegarde W. Scheffler, Apr.14, 1956. Children: Cynthia Ann, James Richard.