Bachelor, University Virginia, 1949. Postgraduate College Business Management Institute, University Omaha, 1957. Postgraduate Institute Educational Management, Harvard University, 1972.
With Chase Manhattan Bank, New York City, 1949—1950, United Virginia Bank, Richmond, 1950—1954. Member administrative staff Sweet Briar College, Virginia, since 1954, vice president, treasurer, since 1971. Director Central Fidelity Bank, Amherst, Virginia.
With United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946.
Trustee St. Mary' College, Raleigh, North Carolina, since 1978. Past chairman Amherst County Recreation Commission. Past president Amherst County Area Development Association.
Member of Eastern Association College and University Business Officials, Southern Association College and University Business Officers, National Association College and University Business Officers, Lynchburg Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce (director), Amherst County Chamber of C. (president 1971), University Virginia Alumni Association (life), James River Kennel Club, Amherst Rotary, Winton Country Club Clifford, Virginia, Farmington County Club Charlottesville, Virginia.
Married Lydia McLane Cruikshank, April 4, 1945. Children: Peter Vivian, Dabney Maury.