Bachelor, Yale University, 1936; Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1939.
Teacher, Laguna Blanca School, Santa Barbara, California, 1940-1942; associate firm, Robinson, Robinson & Cole, Hartford, 1942-1948; partner, Robinson, Robinson & Cole, 1949-1979; retired partner, Robinson, Robinson & Cole, since 1980.
President Legal Aid Society, Hartford County, 1955-1962, Young Men’s Christian Association Greater Hartford, 1964-1966. Trustee McLean Fund, Simsbury, Connecticut, 1967-1989, chairman, 1980-1989, trustee emeritus, since 1989. Advisory director Hartford Hospital, board directors, 1958-1985, vice chairman, chairman, 1961-1976.
Chairman of the board of trustees Connecticut Hospital Association, 1977-1978. Board directors Westchester and Southern Connecticut Cmty. Health Plans, 1980-1982, chairman, 1980-1981.
Member Southbury Board Selectmen, 1987-1994. board directors Regional Hospice Western Connecticut, Inc., 1990-1993. With South Carolina. Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Fellow American Bar Foundation (state chairman 1978-1982).
Member American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Foundation (board directors 1973-1992, president 1975-1976), American Law Institute, Connecticut Bar Association(president 1974-1975), Hartford County Bar Association (president 1963-1964), HartfordClub, Yale Club (New York City).
Married Julia Emily Kistler, May 29, 1942 (divorced 1955). Children: David Brockway, Frank Kistler. Married Marion Beach, June 22, 1957 (deceased July 1990).
Married Ula Tenney Duncan, May 9, 1992.