Student, New York University, 1923-1924.
Stockman Neisner Brothers, Incorporated., 1926, floorman, 1926. assistant manager, 1926, buyer, 1927-1935, merchandise manager since 1935, vice president, since 1942, director, since 1943. President, director Bennett & Tracy, Incorporated., Auburn, New York Director treasurer Jewish Home for Aged, 1948-1953, Temple B’rith Kodesh, 1943-1953. Director, executive vice president Jewish Young Men's Association, 1946-1953.
Director, member Executive Committee United Jewish Welfare Fund.
Member Executive Committee Joint Defense Appeal. National council Joint Distribution Committee.
Founder Rochester chapter American Jewish Committee, chairman, 1951-1953. Trustee, co-chairman special gifts division Community Chest.
Member Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Columbus Youth Association, Young Men"s Christian Association.
Member Executive Committee Joint Defense Appeal. Member Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Columbus Youth Association, Young Men"s Christian Association. Mason.; Clubs: Rochester, Temple (Rochester).
Married Estelle Breman, November 3, 1929. Children: Barbara L. Van Raalte, Susan Betty, William Joseph.