Bachelor, Colorado College, 1939. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1945.
With Chemical Bank & Trust Company, New York City, 1939-1951. Assistant vice president Commodities division National City Bank (name now Citibank, N.A.), 1951-1954, vice president petroleum department, 1954-1959, senior vice president, head special industries group, 1959-1965, executive vice president special industries group, 1965-1968, executive vice president operating group, 1968-1970, president, chief administrative officer, 1970-1982. Board directors Amerada Hess Corporation, Trust Company of the West, Minority Business Enterprises, Capital Cities/ABC, Inc., College Construction Loan Insurance Association.
Senior advisor Memorex Telex, N.V. Board directors emeritus U S West. Chairman investment committee Bridge Capital Advisors, Inc.
Board directors New York Blood Center, Inc. Honorary chairman Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth. Chairman board trustees Colorado College.
Trustee New York University Med Center. Board directors The Conservation Fund. Member Bond Club of New York, Economic Club of New York, Council on Foreign Relations Clubs: Augusta National Golf, Blind Brook, Sleepy Hollow Country, Racquet and Tennis, Links, National Golf Links, Boone & Crockett, Camp Fire.
Married Kathryn Marie Cope, June 5, 1943.