Bachelor, Williams College, 1952. Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1954.
Statistician, J.P. Morgan & Company. New York City, 1956-1959;
investment research officer, Morgan Guaranty Trust Company. New York City, 1959-1965;
senior analyst, Tri-Continental Corporation, New York City, 1965-1980;
assistant vice president, voting shareholder, J&W Seligman & Company.
New York City, 1980-1981; chairman investment committee, Charles Edison Fund, East Orange, New Jersey, since 1981.
Trustee Brook Foundation, New York City, 1966-1972, Charles Edison Fund, since 1972. Board deacons Brick Presbyterian Church, New York City, 1963-1966. First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1954-1956,European Theatre of Operations.
Member New York Society Security Analysts, Association for Investment Management and Research, Machinery Analysts New York (charter, president 1967-1968), Environmental ControlAnalysts New York (charter, president 1975), Jamestowne Society, Princeton Company (charter, governor 1993-1994), Genesee Valley Club, Short Hills Club, AlphaKappa Psi.
Married Judith DePuy Keating, May 9, 1959. Children: James E. Junior, David K.