Bachelor, Yale, 1933. Bachelor of Laws, Yale, 1936.
Since practiced in, New Haven associate, Wiggin & Dana, New Haven, 1936-1948; partner, Wiggin & Dana, New Haven, since 1948. Lecturer hospital law Yale School Medicine, since 1959.
Chairman plan and zoning commission, Hamden, Connecticut, 1949-1951. President Connecticut Conference Social Work, 1949-1950. Board aldermen, New Haven, 1935-1937.
Representative Connecticut General Assembly, 1953. Alternate Republican National Convention, 1956, delegate, 1964. Chairman Hamden Republican Town Committee, 1964-1968.
Corporator Institute Living, Hartford, since 1959. Board directors New Haven Visiting Nurse Association, New Haven United Fund. Trustee Yale in China, 1936-1962.
Board directors Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale Psychiatric Institute. Board delegations American Hospital Association Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, 51-53. Member American Bar Association (delegate), Connecticut Bar Association (president), New Haven County Bar Association, Quinnipiack Club, Morys Club.
Married Catherine E. Jackson, September 14, 1934. Children– John Quillin III, Thomas D., Rebecca E.