Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Minnesota, 1938; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1940; Science D. (honorary), Suffolk U., 1968.
Salesman, Nashua Manufacturing Company. New York City, 1940-1941; salesman, Textron, Inc., New York City, 1947-1953; chief textile branch, OPS, Washington, 1951; president, chief Executive officer, director, Indian Head, Inc., New York City, 1953-1967; Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Indian Head, Inc., 1967-1972; chairman finance committee, Indian Head, Inc., 1971-1975; president, Lonsdale Enterprises, Inc., 1975-1998.
Member committee university resources Harvard University, 1966-1969, member visiting committee Graduate School Business Administration, 1966-1972, 73-79. Chairman board Associates Harvard Business School, 1968-1970, board directors, 1988-1992. Trustee Air Force Aid Society, 1968-1994, member finance committee, 1969-1994.
Board directors Business Committee for Arts, 1973-1980. Trustee Committee Economic Development, 1965-1974, California Institute of Technology, 1970-1998. Vice chairman president's council University Vermont School Business, 1982-1989.
Major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member Conference Board, American Textile Manufacturers Institute (board directors 1961-1964), Harvard Business School Association, Soaring Society of America, United States Chamber of Commerce, Air Force Reserve Association, Harvard Club, Harvard Business School Club Greater New York (past board directors, president 1967-1968), Stanwich Club (Greenwich, Connecticut), Bedford Golf and Tennis Club (New York ), Lyford Cay Club (Bahamas), Phi Delta Theta.
Married Jeanette Hoffman, June 6, 1942 (deceased). 1 child, Martha Ann Davies.