Graduate, Phillips Exeter Academy, 1945. AB, Harvard University, 1951.
Promotion writer, Life magazine, New York City, 1951-1955;
promotion writer, Fortune magazine, New York City, 1955-1956;
staff writer, Time Magazine, New York City, 1956-1957;
advertising promotion manager, Architectural Forum, New York City, 1957-1964;
general promotion manager, Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1965-1968;
director public relations, Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1968-1983;
vice president, Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1977-1983;
lecturer public procedures course, Radcliffe College, 1976-1982;
producing director, American Kaleidoscope Theatre, 1983-1985. Member National Book Awards Committee, 1971. Co-chairman National Book Awards Week Committee, 1975-1979.
Vice-chairman American Book Awards, 1981-1982.
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President East 69th St. Association, 1963-1964. 1st vice president Society Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1963-1964, assistant treasurer, 1964-1966, treasurer, 1967-1968. Executive committee Friends of the Theatre Collection, Museum of City of New York, 1983-1986.
President Land Owners Association Indian Neck, Wareham, Massachusetts, 1993-1995. Chairman tutoring program Harvard University, New York High School, since 1991. With Army of the United States, 1945-1946.
Member Publications Publicity Association (president 1970-1971), New England Historic Genealogical Society (trustee 1979-1995, correspondent secretary 1982-1988, vice president 1988-1993), New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Association American Publications (freedom to public committee 1979-1982), Time-Life Alumni Society (board directors since 1994), Society of Colonial Wars (editor newsletter 2005^), Harvard Club (board managers New York City chapter 1971-1973), Bourne Cove Yacht Club (commodore Wareham, Massachusetts chapter 1988-1991), New York City Opera (board directors 1995-1999, guild president 1995-1999, editor Tempo newsletter 1993-1900).
Married Kate Lenthal Bigelow, June 5,1954. Children: Frances Hill, Kate, Emily Weld, Louisa Barclay.