Graduate, 1951; AB, Harvard College, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1958.
Vice president, general counsel, Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, New York City, 1969-1973; executive vice president, Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, New York City, 1976-1979; vice chairman, Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, New York City, 1979-1981; president, Moody's Investors Svc., New York City, 1973-1975; president, Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., New York City, 1975; president, chief operating officer, Washington Post Company, Washington, 1981-1991; president, International Herald Tribune, Paris, 1989-1996. Board directors Washington Post Company, J.P. Morgan & Company, Inc., Morgan Guaranty Trust Company New York, Union Pacific Corporation, World Web Ltd. Member equity advisory board, director General Electric Investment Corporation.
Member, director county White Burkett Miller Center Public Affairs, University of Virginia.
Married Mary DeWitt Bleecker, May 20, 1961. Children: Christopher DeWitt, Robin Bleecker Turner.