Bachelor of Arts, Harvard College, 1948; Doctor of Laws, Columbia University, 1956; honorary Doctor of Laws, Mercy College, 1983.
Accountant, Bank of New York, White Plains, 1948-1951;
associate firm, Nims, Martin, New York City, 1956-1960;
associate firm, McKesson & Robins, New York City, 1960-1962;
partner, Smith, Ranscht, White Plains, 1962-1973;
chairman, president, chief Executive officer, Peoples Westchester Savings Bank, Hawthorne, New York, 1969-1993;
vice chairman, First Fidelity Bank (National Association), New York City, since 1994. Board directors Nationar, Institution Securities Corporation, New York City, National Council Savs.Instns., Savings Banks Association New York State, Community Preservation Corporation;trustee Retirement System for Savings Institutions, since 1984. Member thrift advanced.bd.
Federal Reserve Banks.
President Phelps Memorial Hospital, Tarrytown, 1977-1981. Village trustee Village of Briarcliff Manor, New York, 1962-1964. Trustee Westchester County History Society, since 1981, Lyndhurst Council, Tarrytown, since 1982, History Hudson Valley, Hudson River Valley Association, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Mercy College, Westchester Community College Foundation, Association Mentally Ill Children of Westchester.
Member New York State Banking Board Served to lieutenant United States Coast Guard, 1951-1953. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, National Association Mutual Savings Banks (director since 1973), Sons of the American Revolution, Sleepy Hollow Country Club (president 1972-1974), Sky Club.
Married Nancy Facer, October 7, 1983. 1 child, William Furman World War II.