Bachelor, Reed College, 1950. Postgraduate in econs, Columbia, 1950—1951. Postgraduate in econs, Columbia, 1953—1954.
Associate editor, Barrons magazine, 1951-1953, 54-56; with, Shearson Hammill Company, 1956-1970; director research, Shearson Hammill Company, 1962-1969; executive vice president charge investment division, Shearson Hammill Company, 1965-1970; partner, Cumberland Associations, investment management, 1970-1985; special limited partner, Cumberland Partners, investment partnership, since 1982. Board directors Merrill Lynch Phoenix Fund, Merrill Lynch Federal Securities Trust, Merrill Lynch Retirement Series Fund.
Trustee Reed College, since 1971, vice chairman of the board of trustees, 1991-1998, chairman of the board of trustees, since 1998. Trustee Manhattan Institute, since 1990, vice chairman, since 1994;board directors Citizens Union Foundation of New York City, since 1985. Member New York Society Security Analysts (board directors 1969-1975).
Married Sandra Jane Earl, August 27, 1971.