Bachelor of Engineering, Yale University, 1948.
With ABEX Corporation, 1949—1983, corporate researcher, 1949—1951, with Engineered Castings division, 1951—1961, engineered products division vice president sales, 1961—1973, AMSCO division, 1973—1979. Executive vice president, president AMSCO-Canada, AMSCO-Mexicana. Director Waukesha Foundry.
President, vice president Cast Products Group, 1979—1983. Director ABEX, 1979—1983. With Varlen Corporation, 1983—1993.
Head Varlen Locomotive Company. President, director Unit Rail Anchor Company, 1990. Senior vice president Keystone Railway Equipment Company, 1990—1993, management consultant, since 1993.
President Chrome Crankshaft Company, 1990—1991.
Member American Society for Metals, Machinery and Allied Products Institute, Marketing Council, Railway Progress Institute (board governors), President Association, Chicago Executives Club, Yale Club (president Chicago chapter 1989-1991, 93-), Hinsdale Golf Club, Metropolitan Club, Plantation Beach Club, Western Railway Club, Newcomen Society.
Married Constance M. Langmann, April 7, 1956. Children: James Richard, Cecilia Anne, Mary Constance.