Bachelor, Yale University, 1925. Bachelor of Laws, University Manitoba, 1928. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1943.
Commerce attorney G.N. Railway, 1929-1933. Associate firm Best, Flanagan & Rogers, Minneapolis, 1933-1936. Partner law firm Pope, Ballard, Shepard & Fowle (and predecessor), Chicago, since 1936.
Life trustee, past president Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Past president Welfare Council Metropolitan Chicago, United Charities Chicago Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve., World World War World War II. Member Association Interstate Commerce Commission Practitioners (charter), American Bar Association (charter section labor relations law), Phi Beta Kappa, Zeta Psi.
Clubs: Law (Chicago), Legal (Chicago), Chicago (Chicago), Commercial (Chicago).
Married Brenda Forbes, June 17, 1947.