Bachelor of Arts, Geneva (Pennsylvania) College, 1912. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1915.
Engaged in railroad location and construction, Southwest, 1916-1922. Engineering department Pennsylvania Railroad Company, Pittsburgh, 1922-1927. Staff member Coverdale & Colpitts, consultant engineers, New York, New York, 1927-1932.
Chief examiner railroad division, R.F.C., Washington, District of Columbia, 1932-1933.
Executive secretary eastern regional coordinating committee, New York (under Emergency Railroad Transportation Acting, 1933). 1933-1935; eastern regional director Federal Company-ordinator of Transportation, New York, 1935-1936.
Member of staff Coverdale & Colpitts, 1936-1942, partner, since 1943.
Clubs: Down Town Association, Yale (New York City).