Bachelor, Yale University, 1937.
Unitman, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Culver City, California, 1937-1939; assistant to vice president, 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation, New York, California, 1941-1944; director national promotion, Richard Condon Inc., New York City, 1945; senior partner, Burbank Associations, New York City, 1945-1948; director public information, Colonial Williamsburg (Virginia), Inc., 1948-1951; advisor public affairs, Office of the Rockefeller Family, New York City, 1951-1961; vice president, secretary, Channel 13 Ednl. Broadcasting Corporation, New York City, 1961-1965; executive vice president, director, Infoplan International, New York City, 1965-1969; managing director, Weightman Associations, Philadelphia, 1969-1974; vice president, The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, 1974-1979. Consultant Sleepy Hollow Restorations, Tarrytown, New York, 1961-1964, 69-74, Palisades Interstate Parkway, New York, New Jersey, 1961-1964.
Trustee Elsie Lee Garthwaite Memorial Foundation, Rosemont, Pennsylvania, 1970—2000, Cyclic Redundancy Check Foundation, Delray Beach, Florida, 1990-1994, Woodhaven Foundation, Gulf Stream, Florida, 1998—2000. Board directors Crossroads Club (non-profit organization), Delray Beach, 1988-1990, Bethesda Hospital Association, Delray Beach, 1983-1985. Chairman Coalition of Pennsylvania Museums, 1979-1980.
Married Elizabeth E. Hapworth, March 1942 (divorced). Children: Kershaw Junior, Thorne Burbank Taylor. Married Sally Page Williams Crawford, May 30, 1951 (divorced).
Married Barbara Bennett, December 16, 1961 (deceased January 1985). 1 child, Bennett.