Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1959; Master of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1966; Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1989.
Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1959, advanced through grades to major, 1967. Associate professor English United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1966—1969. Chief plans officer 4th Infantry Division, An Khe, Vietnam, 1969—1970.
Resigned United States Army, 1970. Executive vice president National Mortgage Corporation, Washington, 1970—1978. President Stannard's, Inc., Silver Spring, Maryland, 1979—1984.
Vice president, trust officer Riggs Bank NA, Washington, 1985—2002. Vice president Farr, Miller and Washington, LLC, Investment Counsel, since 2002.
Past trustee, associate Graduates United States Military Academy. Commander, governor, chapter member Order of St. John. Member of Chevy Chase Club (Maryland), Metropolitan Club (Washington).
Married Margaret Nowell Graham, June 18, 1960. 1 child, Elizabeth Coreth Bowden.