Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1956.
General manager WKRC-AM, WKRQ-FM, Taft Broadcasting, Cincinnati, 1971-1973; vice president marketing and corporation development, Taft Broadcasting, Cincinnati, 1974-1979; vice president government affairs, Taft Broadcasting, Cincinnati, 1979-1982; senior vice president corporation affairs, Taft Broadcasting, Cincinnati, 1983-1987; president, The Chapman Company, Vero Beach, Florida, since 1991. Board directors Sun Bank, Treasure Coast, N.A.
Chairman development committee Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, 1980-1987, trustee, 1980-1991. Trustee Joy Outdoor Education Center, Cincinnati, 1984-1987, president board trustees, 1987-1988. Board supervisors Capron Trail Community Development District, since 1994.
Member citizens advisory committee St. Lucie Metropolitan Planning Organization, since 1994. Member Ohio C. of Chamber (board directors 1983-1987), Cincinnati Convention and Visitors Bureau (board directors 1980-1987). Clubs: Commonwealth, Camargo (Cincinnati).
Married Sally Putnam, June 15, 1957. Children— John Davol, David S., Steven B.