Bachelor, Pomona College, Claremont, California, 1953; Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1955.
Broker, Paine Webber Inc., Chicago, 1958-1965;
partner, Paine Webber Inc., Chicago, 1965-1971;
national institutional manager, Paine Webber Inc., New York City, 1968-1971;
vice-president, director marketing, Paine Webber Inc., New York City, 1971-1974;
vice-president, director finance planning, Paine Webber Inc., New York City, 1974-1977;
vice president, branch manager, Paine Webber Inc., Roanoke, Virginia, 1977-1991. Retired;
president Lime Kiln Arts, Inc., Lexington, Virginia, 1986-1990.
Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1958. Member Lexington Country Club, Farmington Club, Hunting Hills Club, Shenandoah Club.
Married Frances Elizabeth Boal, December 23, 1953. Children: Richard Fitch Junior, William B., James F., Frances.