Bachelor, Michigan State College, 1952; student, University Detroit Law School, 1952-1954.
With, First of Michigan Corporation, Detroit, 1952-1994; senior vice president, First of Michigan Corporation, 1966-1969; executive vice president, First of Michigan Corporation, 1969; president, First of Michigan Corporation, 1970-1994; director, First of Michigan Corporation, 1966-1994. Trustee Renaissance Assets Trust. Member regional firms advising committee New York Stock Exch.
Chairman board Bon Secours Health System Foundation, Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Member Bond Club Detroit (president 1961), Security Traders Detroit (president 1963), Investment Bankers American (national committee since 1969), National Association Security Dealers (national committee 1973), Security Industry Association (board directors 1986-1989), Michigan State University Business Alumni Association (director, recipient Outstanding Alumni award 1974). Clubs: Detroit, Grosse Pointe Yacht, Renaissance.
Married Patricia Jean Martell, November 16, 1957. Children: James Martell, John Douglas.