Bachelor, Carroll College, 1950; Master of Education, Harvard University, 1954.
Elementary teacher, Angier School, Newton (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1951-1954; English teacher, North Shore Country Day School, Winnetka, Illinois, 1954-1961; chair English department, Iolani School, Honolulu, 1961-1963; headmaster, La Pietra-Hawaii School for Girls, Honolulu, 1963-1991; headmaster emeritus, La Pietra-Hawaii School for Girls, Honolulu, since 1991. Member accrediting commission WASC Secondary School Commission, Burlingame, California, 1975-1988. Board directors National Association Indiana Schools, Boston and Washington, 1979-1984.
Trustee, chairman Center Union Church Honorary Hawaii Board, 1974-1978. Volunteer American Field Svc., United States Army, 1944-1945. Member Hawaii Association Indiana Schools (co-founder, trustee 1970-1992), Country Day Schools Association, Rotary.
Married Barbara Cheney, Aug.4, 1954. Children: David Lewis, Anne Pynchon Savage, Joseph Junior, William C.