Bachelor of Arts, Hobart College, 1919. Master of Arts, U. Rochester, 1931.
Secretary, treasurer, director Neisner Brothers, Incorporated., Rochester, New York since 1926. Secretary, since 1940, director, since 1937. President, Chairman of the Board Variety Stores Association, Incorporated.
Director, Pennsylvania Chain Store Council, since 1945, Rochester Transit Company Director Salvation Army, Rochester Eye Bank and Research Society, Rochester chapter American Red Cross, Rochester Convention and Publicity Bureau.
Director and treasurer, Rochester Hospital Service. Director Saint Mary's Hospital, Rochester.
Director Catholic Charities, Columbus Civic Center. Trustee Hobart College, William Smith College, 1948, member executive councils, chairman endowment investment committee.
Trustee State University New York, member Executive Committee 4 year college committee State University New New York
Chairman of the Board advisory regents Saint John Fisher College.
Member Chamber of Commerce (trustee), Institute Distribution (charter. Clubs: Rotary (president, 1948-1949), Automobile (director), Oak Hill Country, Ad, University, Hobart (Rochester).
Married Marie Ramona Connolly, June 28, 1922. Children: Joseph James (deceased, 1944), Eugene Robert.