Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1931; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1933.
With office of secretary, United States Treasury Department, Washington, 1933-1935;
with, First National City Bank, 1935-1969;
vice president, First National City Bank, 1947-1958;
senior vice president, First National City Bank, 1958-1962;
executive vice president, vice chairman trust board, First National City Bank, 1962-1969. Director International Banking Corporation, New York City, 1964-1970, 1st National City Trust Company, Canada, 1964-1970, New York London Trustee Limited company, 1964-1970, Anaconda Company, 1964-1967, Consumers Power Company, 1950-1955, 60-65. Chairman Tucker, Anthony & R.L. Day, Inc., 1970-1978.
Past director London Guarantee and Accident Company. New York City, Phoenix Assurance Company. New York City.
Member board managers Hospital Special Surgery, New York City. Board directors Lincoln Center Performing Arts, 1963-1972. Chairman, board directors Repertory Theatre, 1963-1972.
Board directors French Institute, Federation French Alliances. Trustee Barnard College, New York City, 1955-1980, Aspen Institute Humanistic Studies. Board overseers Harvard College, 1965-1971.
Served from lieutenant to Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Council Foreign Relations. Clubs: Links, Century, River (New York City), Piping Rock.
Married Constance M. Roberts, August 3, 1940 (deceased July 23, 1984). Children– Robert Louis III, Constance Middleton, George. Married Alice Berry Condon, August 17, 1985.