AB, Princeton University, 1955. Master of Business Administration, Wharton College, Philadelphia, 1956.
Assistant to managing director Research.B. Jones & Sons, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, 1959—1964, manager life and health division, 1964—1969. Vice president finance, director Research.B. Jones Corporation, 1969—1974, president employee plans, 1974—1976, senior vice president, director, 1976—1979. Vice president Alexander & Alexander, since 1979.
Director Corporation Woods Bank, Overland Park, Kansas. Captain United States Army, 1957-1959.
Trustee St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, since 1977. President Pembroke-Country Day School, 1980—1981. Vice president operations Heart of America Council Boy Scouts America, 1983—1984, executive vice president, 1985.
Member of Care-For, Inc., American College Life Underwriters, Nelson-Atkins Museum, Shephers's Center (board directors), Mercury Club (Kansas City).
Married Katherine Barry Mann, October 15, 1960. Children: John Robert, James Philip.