Bachelor of Science, Tufts University, 1962. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1965. Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1988.
Associate, Goulston & Storrs, Boston, 1965-1971; partner, Goulston & Storrs, Boston, 1971-1974; partner, Palmer & Dodge, Boston, 1974-1989; president, ELAW Corporation, Concord, Massachusetts, since 1992. Member of advisory committee Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Real Estate Development, Cambridge, 1987-1989. Director National Realty Committee, Washington, 1987-1989.
Chairman, member Town of Wayland Planning Board, Massachusetts, 1974-1978. Member Route 128 Area Committee, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1985-1987. Member Town of Lincoln Planning Board, 1991-2001, Town of Lincoln History District Commission, 1992-2001.
Board overseers New England Conservatory, 1995-1998. Chairman, board governors Quansoo Beach Association, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, 1998—2010. Director Boston History Center and Museum, Inc., since 1999, president, 2000-2004, president emeritus, since 2004, treasurer, since 2007.
Member of Bostonian Society (board directors 1990—2002), Handel and Haydn Society (governor 1985-1990, overseer 1990-1994).
Married Carol Klein, June 23, 1963. Children: Michael Andrew, Laurie Alison, Elizabeth Ellen.