Student, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1948; Student, University of Chicago, 1948-1950; United Nations exchange student, France, 1948.
Travel writer, Chicago Tribune, 1948-1949; market researcher, Chicago American, 1950-1953; art dealer, James-Atkinson Ltd., Houston, since 1953; United States representative, English painting Newhart Ltd., England, since 1970.
Served with United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member T. & C. International (London, Houston), Winter Club.
Married Nancy James, May 13, 1950. 1 child, Katherine Jane.