AB, St. Mary's College, 1938. Doctor of Laws, St. Mary's College, 1976. Doctor of Laws, St. Anselm's College, 1965.
Distributed control system, St. Bonaventure University, 1966.
Research director, administrative assistant to executive officer California State Federation Labor, San Francisco, 1949—1958. Director California Department Industrial Relations, 1959—1962. Under secretary United States Department Labor, Washington, 1962—1967.
United States ambassador to New Zealand United States Department State, 1967—1969. Executive secretary-treasurer California Labor Federation American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, San Francisco, 1970—1996. Board Permit Appeals, 1953—1956, president, 1955—1956.
Member Public Welfare Commission, 1950—1953, Equal Employment Opportunities Commn, all San Francisco, 1956—1959. Member board regents University California, 1989—1997.
Member Board Permit Appeals, 1953-1956, president, 1955-1956. Member Public Welfare Commission, 1950-1953. Member Equal Employment Opportunities Commn, 1956-1959 (all San Francisco).
Member board regents University of California, since 1977.
Married Margueritte M. Morand, November 25, 1939. Children: John F., Brian H., Patrick West., Nancy R., Daniel M., Thomas R., Mary T. Research director