Bachelor of Arts, Gettsburg College, 1943; postgraduate, Biarrit U., France.
Assistant director, Pennsylvania Medical Society, Harrisburg, 1947-1958; executive director, American Society Internal Medicine, San Francisco, 1958-1960; executive administrator, Illinois Medical Society, Chicago, 1960-1967; president, National Confectioners Association, Chicago, 1967-1969; general manager, American Hotel and Motel Association, New York City, 1969-1973; executive vice president, American Hotel and Motel Association, New York City, since 1974. Instructor, Chairman of the Board regents Institute Organisation Management, 1969-1960.
Served with United States Army, 1943-1946. Member American Society Association Executives (trustee), Medical Society Executives Association, Chicago Society Association Executives, New York Society Association Executives (president), United States Chamber of Commerce (chairman association committee, certified of appreciation 1967), Nassau Country Club, Stardust Country Club, Athletic Association Illinois Lodge, Kiwanis.
Married Suzanne C. Baptisti, August 31, 1943. Children— Lynn Susan Richard Sparer, Marcia ann Richards Allen.