AB, Becker Junior College, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1949. Bachelor, University Massachusetts, 1977. Postgraduate, Brown University, 1962.
Postgraduate, Dartmouth College, 1967.
Assistant treasurer, Palmer (Massachusetts) Savings Bank, 1955-1959; executive secretary, Savings Banks Association of Massachusetts, Boston, 1959-1965; executive vice president, Northampton (Massachusetts) Institute for Savings, 1965-1968; president, Northampton (Massachusetts) Institute for Savings, 1968-1985; president, Heritage-Network Information Service Bank for Savings, Northampton, 1985-1987; chairman, Heritage Bank and Bancorp, Holyoke, Massachusetts, since 1987. Member legal and regional affairs committee Savings Banks Association of Massachusetts. Board dir.Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc., Boston, The Greater Holyoke Partnership, Inc., Valley 2000, Springfield, Massachusetts, Northampton Devel.Corp.
Vice chairman, trustee Clarke School for Deaf, Northampton, since 1968. Treasurer, trustee Look Memorial Park, Northampton, since 1980. Chancellor executive committee University Massachusetts, Amherst, since 1988, board directors Fine Arts Council, member business advisory council School Management.
Member development committee Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Northampton. Captain United States Army National Guard, 1950-1959. Member Northampton Rotary (Paul Harris fellow 1983, past president), Elks (Northampton chapter).
Married Helen R. Power, February 15, 1952. Children: Jane S. Covell Keeney, Richard Bertram, Joan C. Covell Cooper.