Student, University Kansas, 1916-1918; Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Kansas City The Art Institute of Chicago, 1953.
With, J.A. Folger & Company, Kansas City, Missoury, from 1918; Chairman of the Board, J.A. Folger & Company, Kansas City, Missoury, from 1961. Also director Chairman National Coffee Association, from 1963.
President Jackson County Society Crippled Children, 1942-1943. President Kansas City The Art Institute of Chicago, 1954, trustee, from 1944. Trustee Drury College, Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra, Midwest Research Institute With United States Army, 1918.
Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon. M C.
Married Ethel B. Shufflebotham, January 13, 1923. Children: Ethelyn Chase, Elaine Merriman, Donald J.