Electrical engineer, Columbia University, 1917. Doctor of Laws, Thiel College. Doctor of Laws, University Akron.
With, Brooklyn Rapid Transit and Public Svc. Company, New Jersey, 1915-1916;
instructor electrical engineering, Columbia University, New York City, 1919-1920;
engineer, Consumers Power Company, Jackson, Michigan, 1920-1924;
power sales and rate analysis engineer, C.H. Tenney and Company, Boston, 1924-1925;
assistant to vice-president and general manager, Consumers Power Company, Jackson, 1925-1929;
assistant to vice president, Allied Power & Light Corporation, New York City, 1929-1930;
assistant to vice president, Commonwealth & Southern Corporation (Delaware and New York), 1930-1935;
vice president, board directors, Commonwealth & Southern Corporation (Delaware), 1938-1941;
board directors, Commonwealth & Southern Corporation (Delaware)., 1949-1952;
director, member Executive Committee, Ohio Valley Electric Corporation and Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation, from 1952. Vice-president, director Commonwealth & Southern Corporation (New York), 1938-1944, director, 1947-1949.
Vice-president, director Transportation Securitie s Corporation, 1933-1938, president, director, 1938-1943. Vice-president, director Consumers Power Company, 1932-1944. Vice-president, director Ohio Edison Company, Akron, 1933-1936, 41-44, president, 1944-1964.
Vice-president, director Pennsylvania Power Company, New Castle, 1933-1936, president, 1936-1950, 53-64, Chairman of the Board, 1950-1953. Director National Association Electric Companies, 1945-1949. Member Council Electric Operating Companies, 1942-1945, Electric Utility Defense Advisory Council, 1950-1953.
Trustee East Center Nuclear Group, Inc.
Trustee Citizens for Progress, Akron, from 1961. Trustee Columbia University, 1947-1953, now life trustee, member advisory committee on investments, chairman national committee School Engineering and Supplied Science Development Foud. President, trustee Akron City Hospital Ensign United States Naval Reserve Force, 1917-1919.
Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member Edison Electric Institute (board directors 1944-1948, 52-59, 60-63, president 1953-1954), Ohio Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1949-1956), Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi.
Married Zayle Donaldson Wright, December 8, 1948.