Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1956. Master of Business Administration, George Washington University, 1962. Postgraduate advanced management program, Harvard University, 1963.
Graduate, United States Air Force War College, 1959. Graduate, United States Air Force Command and Staff College, 1955.
Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1943, advanced through grades to colonel, 1954, chief personnel statistics division Headquarters Washington, 1950-1954, assistant director statistical services, 1958-1963, assistant comptroller Headquarters United States European Command Paris, 1955-1958, assistant comptroller Headquarters Air Training Command Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, 1963-1964, retired, 1964. Vice president Computax Corporation, El Segundo, California, 1965-1969. Executive vice president Irving Bank Corporation, New York City, 1969-1984.
Senior executive vice president Irving Trust Company, 1969-1984. Retired, 1984; president Spitler Finance Services, Brentwood, California, since 1985. Director Turkiye Tutunculer Bankasi AS, Izmir, Turkey, 1984-1987.
Member national advisory board American Security Council. Member International Association Finance Planning, American Bankers Association, American Management Association, Society for Management Information Systems, Retired Officers Association, National Association Uniformed Services, Military Order World Wars, American Association Military Comptrollers, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Association Retired Personnel, Institute Certified Planners, Air War College Alumni Association, First Fighter Group Association Clubs: Harvard, West Point Officers.
Married Helen Deloris Krejci, March 19, 1949. Children– Susan D., Lee William, Anne M., James E.