Student, Princeton University, 1943-1944; Bachelor of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1947; Bachelor of Laws, University Pennsylvania, 1949.
Worked at Chadbourne & Parke Limited Liability Partnership. Admitted to the bar, 1951, New New York Associate Editor, Law Review, 1948-1949.
Vice President and Director, Legal Aid Society, New York, 1977-1986. Director, 1987-1993. Director, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Incorporated.
Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Chairman: Committee on Legal Aid, 1959-1962.
Committee on Problems Concerning Recruitment of Young Lawyers, 1969-1972). New York State (Chairman, Estate Planning Committee, Trusts and Estates Law Section, 1970-1972) and International Bar Associations.
Board governors New York Young Republican Club, New York City, 1953-1955. Board trustees St. George's School, Newport, Rhode Island, 1965-1977, chairman, 1971-1977, honorary, trustee since 1977. Senior warden St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Darien, Connecticut, 1965-1969.
Member Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 1981-1990. Served to lieutenant junior grade United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Bar Association (chairman various committees 1964-1975), New York City Bar Association (chairman various committees 1951-1981), New York State Bar Association (chairman various committees 1971-1974), Federal Bar Association (chairman various committees 1965-1978) Clubs: New York Yacht (secretary membership committee 1981-1986, secretary club since 1986, trustee, executive committee), North America Station of Royal Scandinavian Yacht (post captain 1980-1991), Noroton Yacht, Quissett Yacht, Cruising of America, Links, Rockefeller Center.
Married Audrey MacInnes, March 19, 1958. Children— Peter F., Susan M., Pamelia P., Douglas M.