Bachelor, Harvard University, 1960. Bachelor, Master of Arts, Pembroke College, Oxford, England, 1962. Certified, Sorbonne University, Paris, 1962.
Editor The Beverly (Massachusetts) Times, 1964-1967. President Suburban World Newspapers, Inc., Needham, Massachusetts, 1967-1979. Consultant, president Robert C. Cabot & Associates, Inc., Roswell, Georgia, since 1979.
Lecturer on newspaper advertising.
Chairman Environmental Conference, Georgia, 1987. Trustee, vice chairman finance Georgia Conservancy, 1985-1988. Member of Porcellian (Cambridge, Massachusetts) (grand marshal 1976-1980).
Married Mary Ann Booth-Owen, March 9, 1985. Children: Courtenay, Mason.