Bachelor in Government, Northwestern State University, 1949. Master of Arts in Political Science, Oklahoma State University, 1950. Postgraduate, University Chicago Graduate School Business, 1956.
With, Harris Trust and Savings Bank, Chicago, 1953-1982; executive vice president, secretary, treasurer, Harris Bank and Harris Bankcorp Inc., 1971-1982; director, Executive Committee, Harris Bank and Harris Bankcorp Inc., 1975-1982; president, Federal Reserve Bank St. Louis, 1983-1985; Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Talman Home Federal Savings & Loan, Chicago, 1985-1992; president, LaSalle National Corporation, 1992-1995; retired, LaSalle National Corporation. Director LaSalle National Corporation, LaSalle National Bank.
Member Chicago Club, Commercial Club Chicago, Economics Club Chicago, Exmoor Country Club (Highland Park, Illinois).
Married Elisabeth Law, July 17, 1953. Children: Susan, William (deceased), Julia, John.