AB, Harvard University, 1914. Doctor of Music (honorary), Park College, 1931. Doctor of Music (honorary), Baylor University, 1945.
Student piano, 1902; Studied organ with, Wallace Goodrich. Studied organ with, Clarence Dickinson.
Vice president, treasurer, Arkansas Barnes & Company (printers), from 1916. Board directors First National Bank & Trust Company, Evanston, chairman of the executive committee, from 1948.
President Northwestern University Settlement Association, 1928-1936. Trustee Evanston Hospital Association, from 1933, George Williams College, 1944-1958. Director Young Men’s Christian Association Hotel,1928-1954, Chairman of the Board, from 1951.
Chairman Chicago School Printing, 1935-1945. With Committee on Classification of Personnel of the Army, Office Adjunct General, Washington, World War I. Member Illinois chapter American Guild Organists (ex-dean), Chicago Artists Association (former president), Cliff Dwellers Club (Chicago), University Club (Evanston), Westmoreland Country Club (Wilmette), Bohemian Club (San Francisco), Masons, Phi Mu Alpha.
S.Charles Osborne and Nettie Ann (Shedd) B. Married Edith McMillan Robinson, October 22, 1927.