Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1909.
Began as apprentice Kimberly-Clark Corporation, 1907, director, 1916, Pacific Coast sales manager, 1921-1926, general sales manager and vice president, 1926-1942, member Executive Committee, 1928-1942, resigned active business connection to enter United States Army, 1942. Director Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Neenah, Wisconsin.
Served Field Artillery United States Army, 1918. Member General Staff Corps and vice chairman War Department Price Adjustment Board, with rank of lieutenant colonel, 1945-1946, promoted colonel, 1946, Chairman of the Board, 1947. Member American Legion, Veterans Foreign Wars, Military Government Association.
Clubs: Chicago Athletic, Chicago.
Married Julia Reese Smith. Children: Gretchen, Frank James, Helen Mary, John Stilp.