Bachelor with honors, Haverford College, 1956. Postgraduate, University Delhi, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1960.
Association, Davies, Hardy and Schenck, New York City, 1960-1968; partner, Davies, Hardy, Ives and Lawther, New York City, 1968-1972; partner, Armstrong and Ulrich, New York City, 1973-1981; partner, Cole and Deitz, New York City, 1981-1985; partner, Carter, Ledyard & Milburn, New York City, since 1985. Lecturer Rotary Club, 1995-1996, American Law Institute/American Bar Association, 1995, 96, National HealthLawyers Association, 1996-1997.
Trustee Brooklyn Botanical Garden, Chairman of the Board, 1982-1989. Trustee Westchester Land Trust, since 1991, Aitken Neurosci. Institute, since 1995.
Board directors Netherlands-American Amity Trust, 1992-1994. Board regents Long Island College Hospital, 1968-1972. Fellow Rotary Foundation, 1956-1967.
Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (co-Chairman of Commission health law 1987-1989), Pilgrims Society, Church Club of New York (trustee 1990-1994, secretary 1991-1994), SharonCountry Club, The Down Town Association Beta Kappa. M C.
Married African Methodist Episcopal (Mieke) van Haersma Buma, April 1963. Children: Marca Carine van Heloma, Jeb Stuart.