Bachelor, University of Virginia, 1950; Master of Arts, University of Virginia, 1951; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Virginia, 1955.
Research associate, Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, Virginia, 1954-1955;
associate economist, Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, Virginia, 1956-1958;
economist, Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, Virginia, 1958-1960;
assistant vice president, Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, Virginia, 1960-1962;
vice president, Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, Virginia, 1962-1968;
1st vice president, Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, Virginia, 1968-1973;
president, Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond, Virginia, 1973-1992. Part time instructor University of Virginia, 1953-1954. Assistant professor of University Tennessee, 1955-1956.
Lecturer University of Virginia, 1956-1957, J. Boone Aiken visiting professor banking Francis Marion College, Florence, South Carolina., 1991. Member Governor's Advisory Board Revenue Estimates, 1976-1992, Virginia Economics Recovery Commission, 1991-1992. Member of advisory board Health Corporation Virginia, 1981-1993.
Member of the Board of Governors Capital Area Assembly, 1989-1993, member Executive Committee, 1989-1993. Board directors Media General Corporation, Winchester Evening Star, Inc., Rockingham Publication Company, T. Rowe Price's Fixed Income Mutual Funds, 1993-1998.
Past director Control Richmond Association. Former trustee Collegiate Schools, pastchmn. Member Association for Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, since 1971.
Chairman Main to the James Development Committee, 1971-1973. Advisory county Robert E. Lee county Boy Scouts American, 1977-1978. Board directors Retreat Hospital, 1988-1998.
Past president United Way Greater Richmond, active Corporation Division, 1986. Board directors, member Executive Committee, treasurer, chairman finance committee Downtown Development Unlimited, 1975-1986. Chairman advising committee Center Banking Education, Virginia Union U., 1977-1979.
Trustee E. Angus Powell Endowment for American Enterprise, 1980-1988, Academy for Economics Education, 1990-1994. Member of advisory board Center for Advanced Studies, University of Virginia, 1986-1994. Member Forum Club, since 1987.
Board directors Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc., 1990-1994, vice president, 1991-1992, chairman, 1992-1994. Member Governor's Committee on Defense Convention and Economics Adjustment, 1992-1994. Director Virginia Biotechnology Research Park, 1992-1994.
With Army of the United States, 1946-1947. Member Virginia Inter-Government Institute (board directors 1986-1993), Country Club Virginia (board of directors 1980-1985, 88, vice president 1981-1983, president 1983-1985), The Commonwealth Club, Foundry Golf Club, Raven Society, Phi Beta Kappa (past president Richmond chapter), Beta Gamma Sigma, Alpha Kappa Psi, Kappa Alpha.
Married Mary Rives Ogilvie, October 27, 1951. Children: Patty Rives, Robert Perry.