Bachelor of Arts in Music cum laude, Harvard University, 1924; AM, Columbia University, 1945; Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1951.
Advertising writer, publicity writer and manager country inn, 1924-1933; member writing staff program department, NBC, 1934-1942; member of faculty, Hotchkiss School, 1943-1947; instructor economics, Columbia University, New York City, 1947-1951; associate professor economics, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1951-1953; associate professor economics, Union College, 1953-1956; professor, Union College, 1956-1968; professor emeritus, Union College, 1968-1985; department chairman economics, Union College, 1962-1966. Fulbright lecturer Pierce College, Athens, Greece, 1966-1967.
Member American Economics Association, American Association of University Professors, Royal Economics Society, World Federalists Association(Chairman, publications committee Education Fund 1973-1985, board directors 1975-1985, Executive Committee 1979-1985, secretary 1982, editor journal 1981-1985, delegate Tokyo Congress 1980, Netherlands Congress 1983), Century Club.
Married Ann Sands Tatham, October 22, 1932. Children: Vaighan, Sarah Tatham, Pauline Sands (Mistress Kenneth E. McMurtry);m. Marie Bohrn Lamnert, December 9, 1966.