AB, University of California, Berkeley, 1916; postgraduate, University of Southern California, 1916-1917; Doctor of Laws, Pepperdine College, 1955; Doctor of Laws, Whittier College, 1957.
Assistant secretary, later secretary, California Delta Farms, Inc., Los Angeles, 1919-1925;
associate in founding, Pacific Finance Corporation, 1920;
associate in founding, Pacific Indemnity Company, 1926;
organized, Founder's Insurance Company, 1946. President, director College Shopping Center, Fred H. Bixby Ranch Company. Director Green Valley, Inc., Wimbleton Corporation.
Director, also member construction committee Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company. Director Consolidated Lumber Company, Pacific Mutual LifeIns., Yosemite Park & Curry Company. Member of advisory board American Mutual Fund, Inc.
Councilman city of San Marino, 1940-1955. United States representative Economic & Social Council United Nations, 1954-1955. Graduate member Business Council.
Member Hoover Commission Task Force on Federal Lending Agencies. Member national advisory council Girl Scouts United States. Member war finance committee United States Treasurer Department for California, 1942-1945.
Delegate Republican National Convention, Philadelphia, 1940, Chicago, 1944, San Francisco, 1964. Trustee Mills College, Good Hope Medical Foundation, Southwest Museum, United States Committee Dag Hammarskjold Foundation. Regent University California, 1935-1936.
With United States Navy, 1917-1918. Member California Bar Association, Los Angeles Bar Association, California Alumni Association (president 1935-1936), California State Chamber of C. (president 1942-1943), California Club, University Club, Valley Hunt Club, Bohemian Club, Pacific Union Club, Sigma Nu, Phi Delta Phi.
Married Katharine Bixby, December 11, 1923. Children: Katharine, Joan, Preston Bixby, John Finlay.