Student, University Virginia, 1953.
Underwriter Crum & Forster Group, New York City, 1953-1956. President Hull & Company, Washington, 1956-1962, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since 1962.
Served with United States Marine Corps, 1950-1953. Member American Association Managing General Agents, National Association Professional Surplus Lines Association, Illinois Surplus Lines Association, National Association Insurance Agents, Florida Association Insurance Agents, Professional Insurance Agents Association, Indiana Agents Association, Balboa Bay Club, Lauderdale Yacht Club, Lloyd's Yacht Club, New York Yacht Club, Rod and Reel Club, Ocean Reef Club, Lyford Cay Club, Cat Cay Club, Jockey Club, Royal Nassau Sailing Club, City of London Club.
Children: Richard Franklin, David Townsend, Christopher Cornelius.