Student, University North Carolina, 1942.
Sales manager Gates Lear Jet, White Plains, New York, 1964-1972. Director aviation Esmark Inc, Chicago, 1972-1977. Vice president Lear Aviation Corporation, Reno, 1977-1983.
President Lewis Associates, Greenwich, Connecticut, from 1983. Board directors Wings of Hope, St. Louis.
Served to captain United States Marine Corps, 1942-1946, PTO. Member of Wings, (New York ). Corinthian Yacht (San Francisco).
Married Mary Ann Hildebrand, April 22, 1944. Children: Jsljr, Susan, Peter, Andrew, Karin.