Bachelor, Yale University, 1960; Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1962.
Carnegie teaching fellow, Yale University, New Haven, 1961; president, treasurer, Rite Aid Corporation, Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania, 1969-1977; chairman of the executive committee, Rite Aid Corporation, Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania, 1977-1981; senior advisor, managing director, Morgan Stanley & Company. New York City, 1987-1990; managing director, L.E. Lehrman & Company. New York City, since 1990; chairman, Lehrman Bell Mueller Cannon, Inc., New York City, since 1990.
Chairman board of trustees, president Lehrman Institute, New York City. Trustee Heritage Foundation, Washington. Chairman New York State Republican Platform Committee, 1978.
Republican-Conservative candidate for Governor New York, 1982. Chairman Citizens for American, 1983-1986. With United States Army.
Married Louise Lombard Stillman, May 27, 1966. Children: R. Leland, John S., Thomas D., Eliza D., Peter R.