AB summa cum laude, Princeton University, 1939; Bachelor of Architecture, Harvard University, 1942.
Association with, Philip C. Johnson, New York City, 1945-1951; individual architectural practice, New Canaan, Connecticut, from 1951. Lecturer Pratt Institute, 1947-1948, 52-53.
Served to major Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Fellow American Institute of Architects. Member Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Pamela Whitmarsh, December 12, 1942. Children: Catherine Gores Keefe, Ainslie Gores Gilligan, Valerie, Karl, Elizabeth Anne.