Bachelor cum laude, Bowdoin College, 1949. Juris Doctor cum laude, Harvard University, 1952.
Legal associate, L. B. Newman Law Office, Boston, 1953-1958; trust officer, Northern National Bank, Presque Isle, Maine., 1958-1960; vice-president and trust officer, Northern National Bank, Presque Isle, 1960-1984; vice president, Casco Northern Corporation, Portland, Maine., 1972-1980; vice-president and trust officer, Casco Northern Corporation, Portland and Presque Isle, 1980-1985; private practice law, Presque Isle, 1984-1986; vice-president and trust officer, Bank of N.H., Manchester, 1986-1992; vice-president and trust officer, Strafford National Bank, Dover, N.H., 1990-1992; private practice law, Wolfeboro Falls, New Hampshire., since 1993. Consultant Casco. Northern Bank, Presque Isle, 1984-1985. President Aroostook County Bar, Houlton, Maine, 1979-1980, Corporation Fiduciaries Maine, Augusta, 1963-1965.
Member school board Presque Isle, 1981-1986. Maine Republican delegate, Portland, 1984-1986. President United Fund of Preggoe Isle, 1964-1965, Gould Memorial Hospital, Presque Isle, 1965-1967, Northeast district Young Men’s Christian Association, Aroostook County, 1967-1970, Foundation of University Maine, Presque Isle, 1975-1985.
Treasurer board directors TAMC Enearments, 1980-1988, Aroostook Health Services Development Corporation, 1970-1975. Captain United States Air Force, 1952-1953. Member IAFP New Hampshire (director 1988-1989), New Hampshire Estate Planning Council, Harvard Alumni Club Bowdoin Alumni Club.
Married Janet Lois Dorrer, December 14, 1957. Children: Roger, James, Scott, Barbara.