Bachelor, Yale University, 1947.
Assistant vice president Chemical Bank New York Trust Company, 1948-1959. General partner Shields & Company, New York City, 1960-1972. Senior vice president Shields Model Roland Inc., 1972-1977.
Executive vice president, director Bache Halsey Stuart Shields Inc., 1977-1982. Board governors American Stock Exchange, 1969-1970.
Served with United States Navy, 1944-1946. Member of Yale of New York, Shinnecock Hills Golf, Westhampton Country, La Quinta Country.
Married Jean W. Patchett, March 30, 1951. Children: Ward Bartlett, Amy Stuart.