Bachelor of Arts, Union College, Schenectady, 1932; Doctor of Medicine Johns Hopkins, 1936.
Intern medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1936-1937; intern, assistant resident, chief outpatient department pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1937-1938; assistant resident medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1939-1940; assistant resident medicine, New Haven Hospital, 1938-1939; instructor medicine, Yale Medical School, 1938-1939; instructor medicine, Johns Hopkins School Medicine, 1939-1940; chief services crippled children, Washington Department Social Security, also Department Health, 1940-1942; lecturer medicine, U. Washington School Nursing, 1946-1960; practice medicine, Seattle, 1946-1986; clinical assistant professor, to clinical professor, U. Washington School Medicine, 1947-1977; emeritus professor, U. Washington School Medicine, since 1977; assistant dean, U. Washington School Medicine, 1949-1953, 1954-1959; acting dean, U. Washington School Medicine, 1953-1954; associate dean, U. Washington School Medicine, 1972-1976.
Trustee N.W. Kidney Center, Seattle Symphony Orchestra Served to lieutenant commander Medical Corps, United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Fellow American Geography Society New York. Member Washington State Medical Association (secretary-treasurer 1948-1951), Seattle Academy Internal Medicine (president 1952-1953), King County Medical Society (president 1962), American Medical Association (council medical education 1966-1976, chairman 1974-1976), Pacific Interurban Clinical Club, American Association for the Advancement of Science, North Pacific Society InternalMedicine, American College of Physicians (president 1970), American Clinical and Climatological Association (president 1981-1982), American Association History Medicine, National Academy Sciences (Institute Medicine), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha, Kappa Alpha.
Married Mary Katherine Haviland, August 30, 1997. Children from previous marriage: James Marshall, Elizabeth Bullard, Donald Sherman, Martha Adams Clauser.