Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1925; Master of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1928; Doctor of Laws, University Michigan, 1969; Doctor of Laws, Western Michigan U., 1965.
Faculty business administration, Kansas Wesleyan University, 1925-1927; instructor economics, University of Michigan, 1927-1935; assistant professor economics and accounting, University of Michigan, 1935-1940; associate professor, University of Michigan, 1940-1944; professor accounting, vice president, University of Michigan, 1945-1951; vice-president, director, Consumer Power Company, Jackson, Michigan, 1951-1952; executive vice president, director, Consumer Power Company, 1952-1968; director, Consumer Power Company, 1951-1975; assistant to president, Standard Steel Spring Company, 1944-1945; junior accountant, senior accountant, partner, Paton & Ross, Forest Engineer Ross & Company & Briggs & Icerman, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1927-1945; director, deputy chairman, chairman, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 1956-1964; director, Federal Home Loan Bank, Indianapolis, 1975-1979; member, Michigan Job Development Authority, 1977-1985. Commissioner Michigan Financial Institutions Bureau, Lansing, 1968-1973, consultant, 1973-1974. President Conference State Bank Suprs., 1972-1973.
Board regents University of Michigan, 1964-1968. Chief general office division Detroit Ordnance District War Department, 1941-1944. Member Michigan Chamber of Commerce (past president), Michigan Association Certified Public Accountants, University of Michigan Alumni Association (national president 1979-1981).
Married Maxine Corliss, December 22, 1925. Children– Ruth Terrilyn, Peter Alan.